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Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread pain of the muscles and bones, stiffness, general fatigue, and sleep disturbances. The underlying cause remains unknown, yet most researchers agree that it is related to the nervous system. There are several suggested explanations for fibromyalgia, such as genetic predisposition, stress, trauma, psychological problems. Treatment includes pain and sleep management and psychological support.

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Chronic - Genes - Nervous system

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Deutsch: Fibromyalgie
Español: Fibromialgia
Français: Fibromyalgie

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