Fibromyalgia

Specialty of Rheumatology

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease that causes pain throughout the body and tenderness in joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues. The origin of this disease is unknown, but may trigger their appearance several factors including a physical or emotional trauma, bacterial or viral infection or concurrent disease such as rheumatoid arthritis. As in polimiosiotis or idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, fibriomalgia generates fatigue and muscle pain throughout the body, in addition to sleep and depression in general disorder. The treatment of this disease is intended to relieve pain and combat the sleep disorder with medication and relaxation techniques. It is also recommended moderate physical exercise to keep muscles active and triggers for depression is advisable to follow a psychological treatment.

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