mostly women in their 30's to late 50's. There is extreme muscle pain and stiffness experienced. There are specific tender points of pain associated with this condition. Usually the neck, shoulders, back, hips and knees. With this ailment you may also have fatigue, sleep problems, depression and an inability to think clearly. This due to that fact that the lack of sleep causes these symptoms to magnify. Without the deep stage of sleep your body does not refresh itself and muscle restoration from the body's daily activities are not accomplished. People with Fibromyalgia never reaches this deep stage of sleep . So the muscles never heal or recover from the daily stress placed on them whether it is mental or physical. Massage Therapy helps with Fibromyalgia.
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