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Fibromyalgia patients often show Symptoms of Costochondritis which include: Pain in the ribcage and chest which worsens with exercise or any activity. Pain when inhaling deeply, sneezing and coughing due to stretching of the inflamed cartilage. Pain radiates from the chest to the arms and shoulders and, in this manner, mimics a heart attack. Pain is often accompanied by inflammation or redness, a condition known as Tietze's Syndrome.

Negative Thoughts Increase Stress, Worsen Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is another medical condition which often co-exist with Fibromyalgia. Again, the overlapping conditions show similar symptoms and can be confused as one.

Many studies found that fibromyalgia patients lacked specific chemicals in their body and brain which could trigger the pain disorder. These findings point that supplementing the body with the needed elements can restore normal functioning, reduce pain and improve fibromyalgia.

A recent study threw up an interesting notion on the root of fibromyalgia. The study suggests that #fibromyalgia could be caused by malfunctions in two chief body systems - the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) and the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis (HPA). These two body systems are key in...