What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is described as a chronic condition of fatigue and all-encompassing muscle and connective tissue pain.
This debilitating condition is more common among women between the ages of 20 and 50 years of age.
Individuals experience muscle stiffness, extreme tenderness, mild to severe headaches, sudden fatigue and often has difficulty sleeping.
Is Fibromyalgia Pain Disrupting Your Sleep?
Fibromyalgia basically means aching all over. This unrelenting disease affects tendons, ligaments and muscles. It most often occurs in women from 20 - 50 and can last for many years.
Proteins called Cytokines, help to regulate your immune system. Medical research has discovered there is supposed to be a balance between the anti-inflammatory cytokines and pro-inflammatory proteins. If these proteins are out of balance, individuals may experience sleep disruptions.
The symptoms vary in severity from day to day and can be so disruptive, those affected cannot get enough restful sleep, and can become exhausted.