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Is it fibromyalgia? - Home Doctor for fibromyalgia in Costa Del Sol


Home Doctor for fibromyalgia in Costa Del Sol

Fibromyalgia is known as an “Invisible disease” as its effects cannot be seen. Unfortunately, there is no very easy way to diagnose this condition. In fact, if a patient sees a doctor who is not very familiar with Fibromyalgia they might be unsure as to why the patient has all the side effects. Here is a list of symptoms our home doctor for fibromyalgia in Costa del Sol put together to help you know if what you are experiencing may be fibromyalgia.

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that sees the patient experience chronic fatigue and pain, even though there seems to be no cause. The pain might not be the result of an injury, it is simply felt by the patient.

Fibromyalgia can be hard to do as some of its symptoms can seem similar to those that are experienced by those with other conditions. However, when a patient receives a Fibromyalgia diagnosis, they often find their symptoms lessen slightly.

Do I Have Fibromyalgia?

The symptoms of Fibromyalgia can vary between patients. However, the most common symptom is pain. There might be times when the symptoms get worse and times when the symptoms get better. Your symptoms could be affected by:

  • How stressed you feel
  • How active you are
  • What the weather is doing

If you think you might have Fibromyalgia please speak to our home doctor for fibromyalgia in Costa del Sol. The good news is that there is some treatment available that can help to ease your pain and other side effects. However, you should be aware that it’s unlikely your symptoms will disappear completely

Our home doctor for Fibromyalgia in Costa del Sol outlined some of the symptoms below:

Widespread pain

Pain is often felt through the whole body. However, there might be times when it is worse in your neck or back.

The pain might not ever go away, however, it might be slightly better or worse on occasion.

The pain can feel:

  • Like an ache
  • Like a sharp and stabbing pain
  • Like a burn

Extreme sensitivity

Fibromyalgia can leave you feeling extremely sensitive to pain that is felt all over your body. In some cases you could find that the slightest touch Is quite painful.

If you were to injure yourself, for example, if you bashed your elbow on a surface you might find the pain lasts longer than usual.

Stiffness

It’s likely that you can feel quite stiff at times. You might feel particularly stiff if you have sat or laid in the same position for at least an hour. This stiffness can also cause muscle spasms which occur when they are squeezed tightly.

Fatigue

If you have Fibromyalgia you might be very tired (Fatigued). Tiredness can typically range from feeling slightly tired to feeling exhausted.

Sleep quality

You could potentially have a good night’s sleep but you might wake up feeling quite tired.

Cognitive issues

Also known as “Fibro-fog”, you might have a few issues with remembering things and even learning something new. You could also have slowed speech and you might have concentration and attention issues.

Headaches

Chances are you suffer from headaches, usually caused or experienced along with the stiffness and pain in your shoulders and neck. Headaches could be mild but they can also feel a lot like migraines. On occasion, the migraines might be accompanied by vomiting. 

Irritable bowel syndrome

Some patients suffer from Irritable Bowl Syndrome. This is a condition that causes bloating and pain in the stomach. Our home doctor for fibromyalgia in Costa del Sol explains that Irritable Bowel Syndrome can also cause diarrhoea or constipation.

If you think you may have the symptoms described above it is important that you get diagnosed by our home doctor for fibromyalgia in Costa del Sol as soon as possible. Contact us via phone or email:  (+34) 952 81 18 18 or info@helicopterossanitarios.com