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Fibromyalgia & chronic fatigue syndrome are separate but related illnesses, and they can both involve a host of overlapping conditions.

Central Sensitivity Syndromes
The term "central sensitivity syndromes" is being used more and more for this family of related conditions. See what that means and what these illnesses have in common.

Other Pain Conditions in Fibromyalgia
Learn about the pain conditions that are common in fibromyalgia.

IBS, Constipation & My Diagnositc Ordeal
Why I didn't think my digestive problems were irritable bowel syndrome and what it took for me to (finally!) get a diagnosis.

Sleep Disorders in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn about the various sleep disorders and problems of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Insomnia & Fibromyalgia
See why your insomnia needs to be diagnosed and treated, how to tell if you have it, and what treatments may help.

Headaches & Migraines in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Headaches and migraines are common in people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out what and how to treat and manage these conditions together.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Do you have problems with fragrances, chemical fumes, smoke, and more? Learn all about multiple chemical sensitivity.

The Psychology of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
See what we know about the psychological connections to multiple chemical sensitivity.

Vulvodynia in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Pain and discomfort of the vulva, called vulvodynia, is common in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue synddrome. Find out more about this condition and how it's treated.

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what could be causing your chronic pelvic pain and why it's common in people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Dysmenorrhea in Fibromyalgia
Do you get painful menstrual cramps? See how to treat and manage them.

Raynaud's Syndrome in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Raynaud's syndrome is a common cause of extremely cold hands and feet in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments of Raynaud's syndrome.

Panic Disorder in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Panic disorder is common in people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Learn how to recognize, treat and live with panic disorder.

Fibromyalgia & Depression/Anxiety
Fibromyalgia and depression are separate conditions that commonly occur together. Find out about the extra challenges faced by people who have both fibromyalgia and depression or anxiety and the implications for coping skills and treatment.

Fibromyalgia and Restless Legs Syndrome
Fibromyalgia and restless legs syndrome (RLS) often strike together. How do you know if you have RLS? How is RLS diagnosed and treated? Does RLS make fibromyalgia worse? Find out here.

Fibromyalgia and Lupus
It's not uncommon to have both fibromyalgia and lupus. Learn about the similarities of fibromyalgia and lupus, how treatments may interact and how to maintain your functionality and quality of life.

Fibromyalgia & Sleep Apnea
Fibromyalgia and sleep apnea often go together, and sleep apnea can make fibromyalgia symptoms much worse. Learn about the relationship between fibromyalgia and sleep apnea, common symptoms, possible causes, treatments, and living with both conditions.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Gulf War Syndrome
Fibromyalgia, CFS and Gulf War syndrome frequently go together, and the conditions have a lot in common. Learn more about Gulf War syndrome and how it interacts with fibromyalgia and CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome), and what treatments are available for fibromyalgia, CFS and Gulf War Syndrome.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and TMJ
Do you have fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)? Learn what TMJ symptoms to watch for, how TMJ is treated and what you need to consider when you have fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and TMJ together.

Fibromyalgia & Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis frequently go together. Find out their similarities and differences, how to treat the conditions when you have both fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis, and get resources to help you maintain functionality.

Fibromyalgia & Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome frequently go together and are sometimes confused for being the same condition. Learn the differences between fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Interstitial Cystitis
Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and interstitial cystitis (a painful bladder condition) frequently occur together. Learn more about how the conditions interact and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of interstitial cystitis.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and irritable bowel syndrome frequently go together. Learn about irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, possible causes and treatments. Also learn how fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and irritable bowel syndrome interact.

Fibromyalgia & Costochondritis
Fibromyalgia and costochondritis are pain conditions that frequently occur together. Learn about costochondritis and how to treat it when you also have fibromyalgia.

Is it Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Are fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome the same, completely separate conditions, or variations of the same thing? Find out what they have in common and what they don't.

Conditions that Occur with Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn about the host of overlapping conditions that accompany fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, including myofascial pain syndrome, migraine, multiple chemical sensitivity, Gulf War syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movement disorder, depression, pre-menstrual syndrome and painful periods.

Allergies vs. Non-Allergy Rhinitis in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn the difference between allergies and non-allergy rhinitis and how both conditions may be connected to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Also find out how non-allergic rhinitis is diagnosed and treated, and how it may exacerbate symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Dysautonomia: A Family of Disorders Including Fibromyalgia & ME/CFS
Learn more about dysautonomia and how it serves as a possible umbrella term for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Find out about multiple chemical sensitivity, a condition that frequently occurs with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
Periodic limb movement disorder is common in people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Learn the facts of this sleep disorder.

Interstitial Cystytis
Interstitial cystytis is a bladder condition that frequently overlaps with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Tracking Your Symptoms
Learn why and how you should keep a diary for tracking symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and see various forms that are available to help you get started.

Depression in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Depression in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome is common. Find out how to recognize, understand and treat depression in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Thyroid Disease in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See how the thyroid may relate to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, and get resources for dealing with your thyroid disease.

Is Feline Hyperesthesia Syndrome "Kitty Fibromyalgia"?
The rare disorder feline hyperesthesia syndrome sounds a lot like fibromyalgia. See what we know (and don't) about the similarities.

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