Fibromyalgia impacts as many as 4 million Americans age 18 and older.
Although the most common age range of diagnosis is between 35 and 45 years old, most fibromyalgia sufferers have had chronic pain and other symptoms that started much earlier in life.
Let’s begin by discussing exactly what fibromyalgia is. Fibromyalgia is the most common musculoskeletal condition aside from osteoarthritis. It is a long-term, chronic condition associated with widespread pain in the bones and muscles, extreme exhaustion, and areas of tenderness.