Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

The symptoms of fibromyalgia can vary depending on the person, weather, or even the time of day.

Pain is the most common fibromyalgia symptom. It’s typically felt off and on in the shoulders, neck, buttocks, arms, legs, or lower back. Fibromyalgia also has a wide range of symptoms that impact physical functioning and patients’ fibromyalgia overall, and can have a significant impact on their daily activities. The American College of Rhuematology (ACR) criteria for fibromyalgia is a history of widespread pain for at least 3 months and pain present in at least 11 of 18 specific tender points.

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