Most Women with Fibromyalgia Complain of Memory, Concentration Problems, Spanish Study Finds
Most women with fibromyalgia say they have memory problems and can’t concentrate, and a majority also suffer from anxiety and depression, according to a new report from Spain. Its authors recommend analyzing their findings in depth to improve the well-being of women with the disease.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread pain and tenderness, fatigue, restless sleep, stiffness, and mood disturbances. Patients often have cognitive complaints, but doctors aren’t clear whether this is because of cognitive dysfunction, or if depressive symptoms are to blame.