Frequent passing of gas
Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
Frequent need to urinate (urinary urgency)
Pain during urination (dysuria)
Fibromyalgia and depression are closely linked. While it may be fair to assume that the long-term emotional impact of the fibromyalgia may be at the heart of the psychological symptoms, others are not so sure. Some scientists, in fact, believe that symptoms may be due, at least in part, to the fibromyalgia’s effect on the central nervous system, namely neurotransmitter dysregulation.
In addition to depression, other symptoms may include:
Anxiety or panic attacks
Free-floating anxiety (generalized anxiety disorder)
Hormones are believed to play a cause-and-effect role in fibromyalgia. On the one hand, hormones are believed to trigger symptoms of the disorder (as evidenced by women who suffer flares during their periods). On the other, fibromyalgia may cause hormonal imbalances that trigger reproductive tract symptoms, predominately in women.
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