AbstractFibromyalgia is a chronic widespread pain disorder affecting individuals of different age groups, sex and socio cultural background. It is estimated to affect 2-5% of western population. Fibromyalgia is a chronic non inflammatory, non-autoimmune central afferent processing disorder leading to a diffuse pain syndrome. The symptoms include widespread pain, fatigue, stiffness and sleep disturbance, cognitive problems and mood disorders (anxiety, depression or both)
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