Fibromyalgia is an arthritis related disease that is tough to understand and diagnose. It is a set of symptoms that you have to keep tracking to know if you have the disease. It causes you to ache all over and result in feeling fatigued all the time, even as you wake up.

Most of the time your muscles feel pulled and you may have sore points in the body that’s painful to touch. It leads to disturbed sleep and often mood swings. Stress may trigger fibromyalgia symptoms. Minimizing stress can improve your quality of life.

Some proven stress busters are yoga, exercise, sleep, and meditation. Breathing deeply and exhaling slowly can also help. Or keep in mind activities that you enjoy or that make you feel better. Women are most likely to get this. Here are few symptoms to keep a watch on:

1. Abdominal pain

2. Anxiety and depression

3. Chronic headaches

4. Difficulty maintaining sleep or light sleep

5. Dryness in mouth, nose, and eyes

6. Fatigue upon arising

7. Hypersensitivity to cold and/or heat

8. Inability to concentrate

9. Irritable bowel syndrome

10. Numbness or tingling in the fingers and feet

11. Painful menstrual cramps

12. Stiffness of the body