Let me explain…
The 12th of May is ‘Fibromyalgia Awareness Day’ – So what better way to become aware, than by reading this blog post!
You write it: FIBROMYALGIA
You say it: Fi – bro – my – al – gee – ah.
The origins of the word:
“fibro”for fibrous tissues such as tendons & ligaments
“algia” meaning pain.
Also referred to as: FMS (Fibromyalgia Syndrome)
“Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue & sleep disorder, along with many other symptoms.”
According to the National Fibromyalgia Association; 3-6% of the world’s population has Fibromyalgia syndrome.