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Woman suffering from fibromyalgia, chronic pain in her neck, shoulders, and back.

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Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes widespread pain and fatigue. The causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, but current research is looking at how different parts of the nervous system may contribute to fibromyalgia pain.

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