More than 200 symptoms of fibromyalgia (hard to believe). What are yours?

More than 5 million people affected by fibromyalgia in the US UU Also the numbers keep increasing. There are numerous uncomfortable signs of fibromyalgia. It is recognized as an invisible disease since people can not see the way people suffer from an illness. Usually, fibromyalgia is a very serious situation that victims experience and their signs must be identified. For support and discussion, join the group “Living with fibromyalgia and chronic diseases”

We have compiled the list of some of the worst symptoms and we have also added their coping methods. After that, we have compiled the list of all symptoms of fibromyalgia and categorized them.

Here is the general list of fibromyalgia symptoms

  1. The level of activity decreased to less than 50% of the activity level prior to the disease
  2. Cold hands and feet (extremities).
  3. cough
  4. Desire for carbohydrates.
  5. Delayed reaction to physical activity or stressful events.
  6. Dry eyes and / or mouth.
  7. Edema
  8. Member (s) of the family with fibromyalgia
  9. Fatigue, aggravated by physical exertion or stress.
  10. Feeling cold often
  11. Feeling hot often
  12. Frequent sighs
  13. Heart palpitations.
  14. Hoarseness
  15. Hypoglycaemia (low or low blood sugar)
  16. Increased thirst.
  17. Low blood pressure (below 110/70)
  18. Low body temperature (below 97.6)
  19. Fever of low intensity.
  20. Night sweats.
  21. Noisy joints, with or without pain.
  22. Bad circulation in hands / feet.
  23. Profuse sweating.
  24. Recurrent disease similar to influenza
  25. Shortness of breath with little or no effort
  26. Severe nasal allergies (new or worsening allergies)
  27. sore throat
  28. Subjective swelling of the extremities (feels bloated, but can not find anything)
  29. Sweats
  30. Symptoms worsened by air travel.
  31. Symptoms worsened by stress.
  32. Symptoms worsened by changes in temperature.
  33. swollen or tender lymph nodes, especially in the neck and armpits
  34. Tremor or tremor.
  35. Unexplained weight loss
  36. Pain of the abdominal wall.
  37. Bad hip pain
  38. Burning nerve pain
  39. pain in the chest
  40. Pain in the clavicle
  41. Diffuse swelling
  42. Elbow pain
  43. Exacerbated plantar arch or heel pain.
  44. “Growing” pains that do not go away once you have finished growing.
  45. Headache – tension or migraine
  46. ​​Inflamed Rib Cartilage
  47. Joint pain
  48. Bulging and tender breasts.
  49. Morning stiffness.
  50. Muscle pain
  51. Muscle spasms.
  52. muscle contractions
  53. muscle weakness
  54. Pain that varies from moderate to severe.
  55. Pain that moves around the body.
  56. Paralysis or severe weakness of an arm or leg.
  57. Restless legs syndrome
  58. Rib pain
  59. Pain in the scalp (as when hair is pulled out)
  60. Pain similar to sciatica
  61. Tender points or trigger points.
  62. ATM syndrome
  63. “Voodoo Doll” Poking Sensation in random places
  64. blackouts
  65. Brain fog
  66. Carpal Tunnel
  67. Feeling separated
  68. Hallucinating odors.
  69. Inability to think clearly.
  70. dizziness
  71. Intolerance to noise.
  72. Feelings of numbness or tingling.
  73. Photophobia (sensitivity to light)
  74. Seizures
  75. Episodes similar to seizures
  76. Feeling that you may faint.
  77. Syncope (fainting)
  78. Tinnitus (buzzing in one or both ears)
  79. Vertigo or dizziness


  1. Colliding with things.
  2. Clumsy walking
  3. Difficulty balancing.
  4. Difficulty in judging distances (when driving, etc.)
  5. Directional disorientation.
  6. Drop things frequently.
  7. Feeling disoriented spatially.
  8. frequent trips or trips
  9. Not seeing what you’re looking at.
  10. Poor balance and coordination.
  11. Stepped march


  1. Alert / energy better late at night
  2. Altered sleep / wake schedule
  3. Wake up frequently
  4. Difficulty falling asleep.
  5. Difficulty sleeping
  6. To sleep excessively
  7. Extreme warning level or energy levels late at night.
  8. Fall asleep at random and sometimes dangerous moments.
  9. Fatigue
  10. Light or broken sleep pattern.
  11. Muscle spasms / contractions at night.
  12. Narcolepsy
  13. Sleep disorders.
  14. The dream begins or falls sensations.
  15. Grind the teeth
  16. Going around and around.
  17. Sleep not repairing or not repairing
  18. Vivid or disturbing dreams / nightmares


  1. Blind spots in vision.
  2. pain in the eyes
  3. Difficulty changing the focus from one thing to another
  4. Frequent changes in capacity

to see well.

  1. Difficulty driving at night.
  2. Occasional blurred vision
  3. Poor night vision.
  4. Rapid deterioration of vision.
  5. Changes in vision.


  1. Get lost in familiar places when driving.
  2. Confusion
  3. Difficulty expressing ideas in words.
  4. Difficulty following a conversation (especially if there is background noise)
  5. Difficulty in following directions while driving.
  6. Difficulty in following oral instructions.
  7. Difficulty in following written instructions.
  8. Difficulty in making decisions.
  9. Difficulty moving your mouth to talk.
  10. Difficulty paying attention.
  11. Difficulty gathering ideas to form a complete image
  12. Difficulty in putting tasks or things in the proper sequence
  13. Difficulty recognizing faces.
  14. Difficulty speaking well-known words.
  15. Difficulty remembering names of objects.
  16. Difficulty remembering names of people.
  17. Difficulty in understanding what you read.
  18. Difficulty with long-term memory.
  19. Difficulty with simple calculations.
  20. Difficulty with short-term memory.
  21. Easily distracted during a task.
  22. Dyslexia-like symptoms occasionally.
  23. Feeling too disoriented to drive.
  24. Forgetting how to do routine things.
  25. Deterioration of the ability to concentrate.
  26. Inability to recognize a family environment.
  27. Losing the track in the middle of a task (remembering what to do next)
  28. Losing the train of thought in the middle of a sentence.
  29. Loss of ability to distinguish some colors.
  30. Bad judgment.
  31. Impairment of short-term memory
  32. Slow speech
  33. Staring into space trying to think.
  34. Stuttering; stammering
  35. Changing left and right.
  36. Transposition (inversion) of numbers, words and / or letters when speaking
  37. Transposition (inversion) of numbers, words and / or letters when writing
  38. Difficulty concentrating.
  39. Using the wrong word
  40. Difficulty finding words.
  41. Abrupt and / or unpredictable mood swings.
  42. Fires of anger.
  43. Anxiety or fear when there is no obvious cause.
  44. Attacks of uncontrollable rage.
  45. Decreased appetite.
  46. Depressed mood
  47. Feeling helpless and / or desperate.
  48. Fear of someone knocking at the door.
  49. Fear of the telephone ringing.
  50. Feeling worthless
  51. Frequent crying
  52. Greater awareness of the symptoms.
  53. Inability to enjoy activities previously enjoyed.
  54. Irrational fears.
  55. Irritability
  56. exaggerated reaction
  57. Panic attacks.
  58. Personality changes – usually a worsening of the previous condition.
  59. Phobias
  60. Suicide attempts.
  61. Suicidal thoughts.
  62. Tendency to cry easily.


  1. Abdominal cramps
  2. Swelling
  3. Decreased appetite.
  4. Food cravings.
  5. Frequent constipation.
  6. Frequent diarrhea
  7. Gerd-like symptoms
  8. Heartburn
  9. Increased appetite.
  10. Intestinal gas
  11. Irritable bladder.
  12. Irritable bowel syndrome.
  13. Nausea
  14. Regurgitation
  15. Stomach pain
  16. Vomiting
  17. Weight gain
  18. Weight loss.


  1. Decrease in libido (sexual desire)
  2. Endometriosis
  3. Frequent urination
  4. impotence
  5. Menstrual problems.
  6. painful urination or bladder pain
  7. Pelvic pain.
  8. Prostate pain
  9. Worsening of premenstrual syndrome (or severe)


  1. Intolerance to alcohol.
  2. Allodynia (hypersensitive to touch)
  3. Alteration of taste, smell and / or hearing.
  4. Sensitivity to chemicals in cleaning products, perfumes, etc.
  5. Food sensitivities.
  6. Sensitivity to light.
  7. Mold sensitivity.
  8. Sensitivity to noise.
  9. Sensitivity to odors.
  10. Sensitivity to yeast (contracting yeast infections frequently on the skin, etc.)
  11. Sensory overload.
  12. Sensitivity to changes in pressure and humidity.
  13. Sensitivity to extreme changes in temperature.
  14. Vulvodynia
  15. Able to “write” on the skin with your finger.
  16. Mopping easily
  17. Knocks and bumps
  18. Eczema or psoriasis.
  19. Warm / dry skin
  20. Incarnated hairs
  21. Itchy / irritable skin
  22. Speckled skin
  23. Eruptions or sores
  24. Easily scar
  25. Sensitivity to the sun.
  26. The skin suddenly turns bright red.
    Cardiovascular (Heart)
  27. “Click-murmur” sounds through a stethoscope
  28. fluttery heartbeat
  29. Heart palpitations.
  30. Irregular heartbeat.
  31. Strong pulse in the ear.
  32. Pain that mimics heart attack.
  33. Fast heartbeat
  34. Off and apathetic hair.
  35. Heavy and split cuticles.

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