Fibromyalgia can be a weird illness. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but wonder if your latest uncomfortable symptoms can be attributed to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia that you might experience.
1.Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
This is one of the scariest of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia. Any time you feel severe chest pain, it’s normal that your first worry will be that you’re having a heart attack. Many fibro sufferers deal with chest pain due to non-cardiac causes, also called angina. If you experience this, it will feel like a crushing, squeezing pressure in your chest. An attack of this symptom can be very scary and will probably send you to an emergency room, only to be told that you’re fine. However, fibromyalgia sufferers can have heart disease the same as anyone else can, and it is the number-one killer of Americans. If you feel chest pain, get it checked out because it’s much better to be safe than sorry.
2.Sensitivity to Noise and Light
If the nearby table of shrieking little kids at a restaurant seems to bother you more than everybody else, it’s likely a fibro symptom. Although most doctors will tell you that sensitivity to noise, particularly high-pitched or exceptionally loud noise, isn’t a fibromyalgia symptom, enough fibro sufferers do experience this issue that it shouldn’t be considered rare. Many fibro sufferers are also extremely sensitive to bright lights. Continue..