We will tell you in the following article what are the symptoms that fibromyalgia is advanced in your body. In addition to how these symptoms impact your quality of life.

Pain, fatigue and sleep disturbances, the main symptoms of fibromyalgia, are accompanied as this disease progresses due to memory problems and skin disorders. Are you suffering from these symptoms? 

We will going to teach you how these and other symptoms of advanced fibromyalgia appear in your body and how they impact your daily routine, your work, social and family life. 

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1. Symptoms of Advanced Fibromyalgia

1.1. Painful bladder

According to the University of Rochester, painful bladder syndrome causes pain in the pelvic area and problems with urination. You may urinate more often or have an urge to go to the bathroom. 

Another symptom that you experience is burning in the genital area that worsens with touch or the use of plugs or when you have sex.

The origin of these problems in people with fibromyalgia is the alteration of the nervous system. This situation increases pain throughout the body. 

1.2. Memory and concentration problems

According to a study at the University of North Carolina, memory is altered in fibromyalgia.

If your fibromyalgia is advanced, you have difficulty remembering past events, your ability to do things, focus and pay attention is affected.

People with fibromyalgia have decreased mental clarity and confusion. In addition to trouble thinking quickly about activities in your daily life.

You may have difficulty finding the right word to express what you want to say or to quickly respond to a question. Your fluency is affected and your vocabulary is poor. 

The set of symptoms mentioned are known by the term “Fibro Neblina” 

1.3. Skin problems

People with fibromyalgia, according to Eskisehir Osmangazi University, because of chronic stress, develop skin problems. One of the most studied conditions is psoriasis, an itchy rash.

Other frequent skin disorders are inflammation, burning, tingling, dryness and increased sweating.

Some fibromyalgia patients suffer from neurotic excoriations. This is a mental problem in which the person hurts their skin by rubbing, scratching, or pinching themselves.

Other frequent skin problems are athlete’s foot and dandruff. Which affect the hair on the head and beard. 

1.4. Emotional problems

Research at Maastricht University showed that depression affects between 20% and 86% of people with fibromyalgia. Depression is accompanied by anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder.

The emotional disorders suffered by people with fibromyalgia have as common cause the alterations in the nervous system. 

In some fibromyalgia patients who lead an overactive lifestyle, abandoning their favorite activities affects them. Patients increase their level of emotional distress and discomfort. 

1.5. Alterations in mobility

A study at Oregon Health Sciences University made a comparison of the physical performance of women with and without fibromyalgia of the same age. 

The study found that women with fibromyalgia experience difficulties with movement throughout the body.

The body functions evaluated were the movements of: the shoulders, neck rotation, leg strength, grip of the hands and flexibility of the back.  

Women with fibromyalgia have 30% less physical resistance compared to healthy women of the same age. Less physical resistance makes it difficult to carry, push, throw objects, and move your arms away from your body.

40-year-old women with fibromyalgia reach a walking distance from a 60-year-old woman in poor physical condition. 

Mobility and performance problems in young women with fibromyalgia are related to pain, fatigue, stiffness, and sleep disorders. 

2. Symptoms and quality of life

According to Maastricht University, pain and thoughts that it will not stop increase fear. Pain affects social and family life and makes you move less and become sedentary, for fear that it will increase. 

Fear of pain leads to depression and being overweight. Additionally, it evolves, decreasing your ability to tolerate pain and the development of disability.

According to a study at the University of Cadiz, people with fibromyalgia are affected by their daily activities in this order. To a greater extent, sleep and rest, do household chores, walk, work, and be independent.

In the social area, your ability to maintain sex life, manage and cope with relationships with family and friends is affected.

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Symptoms of advanced fibromyalgia are: memory, emotional, skin, mobility, painful bladder problems and affect your quality of life. 

It is important to improve the functioning of your nervous system to avoid the development of symptoms.

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