Tingling and numbness is what they call a neurological symptom. The areas that are affected are usually arms and legs of around a quarter of Fibromyalgia sufferers.
IBS affects around one third of Fibromyalgia patients which can make life really miserable.
Chest wall pain which is an important pain which should be investigate thoroughly could be a heart problem, but again around one third of Fibromyalgia patients report this type of pain. Most who are tested however, show no heart problems.
Another indication that this pain is in the chest wall is when the patient reports tenderness when the chest is pressed.
Around 40% of people with Fibromyalgia also suffer from cold hands, but it could also be Reynaud’s Disease.
The look of your hands changes with cold sensitivity from white to blue and then red. You can also have a stinging pain, numbness and tingling.