Fibromyalgia

Biology Research Project

Why I picked Fibormyalgia

I picked fibromyalgia because i wanted to learn more about the disease and how many people it can affect. what meds can help with the symptoms of fibormyalgia.

Also why/ how people get the disease.

Symtoms of fibormyagia

  • Pain symptoms of fibromyalgia
  • Deep muscle pain and soreness
  • Morning stiffness
  • Flu-like aching
  • Radiating pain
  • Sensitivity to touch
  • Other symptoms of fibromyalgia are
  • Problems sleeping
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty thinking clearly also known as (fibro fog)
  • Difficulty performing everyday tasks
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Depression
  • Migraine headaches

How Doctors diagnose you with Fibormyalgia

Doctors use a physical exam and discuss the symptoms with you to determine if you have Fibormyalgia

Treatment

Most common treatment is meds. and gene therapy

Different types of meds that can help with the symptoms

How Common Is Fibormyalgia?

Fibromyalgia affects as many as 5 million Americans ages 18 and older. Most people with Fibormyalgia are women (about 80 - 90 percent). However, men and children also can have the disorder. Most people are diagnosed during middle age.

What Causes Fibormyalgia

Doctors don't know what causes fibromyalgia, but it most likely involves a variety of factors working together. These may include: Genetics,Infections,and Physical or

Emotional Trauma.

The disease can likely be inherited through genes from parents.

What I learned

I learned that Fibormyalgia is not treatable but you can treat the symptoms.
Fibromyalgia finally explained
Sharon's personal Fibromyalgia story .... from Daily Pain to Health