ADHD In Fibromyalgia


If you are suffering from fibromyalgia, your doctor may consider checking you for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). According to a study presented during the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Management, it was found that there is s a high rate of ADHD occurrence in patients with fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia, A Chronic Pain and More

Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a type of chronic pain disorder. Aside musculoskeletal pain, FMS is also associated with several other symptoms, such as difficulty in sleeping, chronic fatigue, dizziness, sensitivity to light, and many others. A lot of fibromyalgia sufferers also experience difficulty in remembering or thinking, a symptom commonly referred to as “fibro fog”.

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