Fibromyalgia is a condition which causes people to experience symptoms that include widespread pain and tenderness in the body. It is often accompanied by fatigue and problems with memory and concentration.
It is more prevalent in women and tends to occur in middle adulthood however men and adolescents can develop the condition too.
Common symptoms include:
The causes are not known however it is thought that genetics may be a contributing factor. Triggers such as illness, injury and stress can cause an onset of symptoms.