Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disease that affects women more than men, according to WebMD. Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia may experience fatigue, muscle tenderness, cognitive issues and depression, although no... More »

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People with fibromyalgia may experience chronic headaches, deep muscle pain, tender points on their bodies, and chronic neck or back pain, notes WebMD. The pain may manifest itself as trigger points that hurt and don't r... More »

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Certain medications, physiotherapy, appropriate exercises or rest can treat fibromyalgia, according to Mayo Clinic. Undertaking stress management measures, getting enough sleep and eating a healthy diet may relieve sympt... More »

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Stroke symptoms are more vague in women than in men, according to WebMD. Women also report more nontraditional stroke symptoms, such as light-headedness, pain and headaches, notes the National Center for Biotechnology In... More »

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Other than severe pain, symptoms of fibromyalgia include moderate to severe fatigue, migraine headaches, morning stiffness, insomnia and constipation, according to WebMD. The intensity of the symptoms depends on the time... More »

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The most common symptom or early sign of fibromyalgia is chronic pain that extends throughout the body, according to WebMD. People with this condition suffer from fatigue and from tenderness in the joints, muscles, ligam... More »

The tender points on a person with fibromyalgia are nine pairs of coin-sized points on the body that hurt when pressed, according to WebMD. They are around but not in the joints. Physicians use these points to diagnose f... More »

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