6 doctors weighed in:

Do fibromyalgia symptoms differ by your age?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Any age but

Age can apply, but more depends on what you do with your age :exercise, sleep issues, psychiatric issues.
These are all very important maturity may help you deal with all of the issues of fibromyalgia better, it's really depends on the person you are.

In brief: Any age but

Age can apply, but more depends on what you do with your age :exercise, sleep issues, psychiatric issues.
These are all very important maturity may help you deal with all of the issues of fibromyalgia better, it's really depends on the person you are.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
Thank
Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

You can persist. Menopause bring problemsfrom sleep and this can aggravate fibro.
Persistence depends on the individual it is made worse with poor sleep, poor control of stress and psychological issues and lack of exercise. Look for control of these for resolution.

In brief: No

You can persist. Menopause bring problemsfrom sleep and this can aggravate fibro.
Persistence depends on the individual it is made worse with poor sleep, poor control of stress and psychological issues and lack of exercise. Look for control of these for resolution.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
Thank
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Yes

#fibromyalgia (fm) symptoms age variable via multifactorial causes.
Childbirths (mostly twenties) incite pelvic instability; imo major causal factor. After early adulthood, average person gains about 1 lb. /year; greater musculoskeletal strain. Pelvic, back, ; neck injuries of extreme sports ; vehicle accidents (teens ; early adult) cause deconditioning. Gravity causes chronic muscle spasms ; fm.

In brief: Yes

#fibromyalgia (fm) symptoms age variable via multifactorial causes.
Childbirths (mostly twenties) incite pelvic instability; imo major causal factor. After early adulthood, average person gains about 1 lb. /year; greater musculoskeletal strain. Pelvic, back, ; neck injuries of extreme sports ; vehicle accidents (teens ; early adult) cause deconditioning. Gravity causes chronic muscle spasms ; fm.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Thank
Read more answers from doctors