Other symptoms include needle-like tingling of the skin, nerve pain, muscle aches and spasms, weakness in the limbs, functional bowel disturbances, and
chronic sleep disturbances. Although fibromyalgia
usually presents with chronic widespread pain
, pain may also be localized in areas such as the shoulders, neck, low back, hips, or other areas.
The cause of fibromyalgia is often hereditary or due to a physical or emotional trauma or due to lingering infection in the body such as due to mono.