According to medical statistics, up to 80 percent of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia will also meet the diagnostic criteria for some form of anxiety disorder. This high rate of comorbidity has been linked to increased symptom severity and chronicity and reduced quality of life.
You’ve noticed pain and stiffness in your arms and legs after a long day at work, and you can’t remember a time when you didn’t experience such discomfort. Normally, you plow through it, but it’s getting worse. Now you wonder, is it chronic pain you’re experiencing or some other condition?