Asked for male, 39 years old from Parbhani
also called: fibrositis
widespread muscle pain and tenderness.
requires a medical diagnosis
widespread muscle pain and tenderness are the most common symptoms.
People may experience:
pain areas: in the muscles, abdomen, back, or neck
pain types: can be chronic, diffuse, sharp, or severe
pain circumstances: can occur at night
gastrointestinal: constipation, nausea, or passing excessive amounts of gas
whole body: fatigue, feeling tired, or malaise
muscular: muscle tenderness, delayed onset muscle soreness, or muscle spasms
sensory: pins and needles, sensitivity to cold, or sensitivity to pain
mood: anxiety, mood swings, or nervousness
sleep: difficulty falling asleep or sleep disturbances
cognitive: forgetfulness or lack of concentration
hand: sensation of coldness or tingling
also common: depression, flare, headache, irritability, joint stiffness, painful menstruation, or tingling feet
treatment consists of self care and therapy
medication, talk therapy and stress reduction may help in controlling the symptoms.
aerobic activity for 20–30 minutes 5 days a week improves cardiovascular health. If injured, pursuing an activity that avoids the injured muscle group or joint can help maintain physical function while recovering.
pursuing an enjoyable activity or verbalising frustration to reduce stress and improve mental health.
deep breathing, meditation, yoga, rhythmic exercise and other activities that reduce symptoms of stress
a forum for counseling and sharing experiences among people with a similar condition or goal, such as depression or weight loss.
controlling the body's heartbeat, brainwaves, breathing and blood pressure by monitoring them with sensors.
Cognitive behavioral therapy
a talk therapy focused on modifying negative thoughts, behaviours and emotional responses associated with psychological distress.
using water to relieve pain, treat diseases and maintain health. For example, mineral baths and hot tubs.
Chiropractic treatment techniques
adjusting the spine and massaging the back muscles to relieve pain.
stretching exercises can improve flexibility and improve physical function.
Graded exercise therapy
physical exercise that starts very slowly and gradually increases over time.
relaxes tense muscles.
insertion of needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain and treat other conditions. A form of traditional chinese medicine.
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (ssri)
eases symptoms of depressed mood and anxiety.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
relieves pain, decreases inflammation and reduces fever.
Nerve pain medication
blocks pain caused by damaged nerves.
reduces muscle tension and helps relieve muscle pain and discomfort.