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Myalgia: 6 Common Reasons for Experiencing Muscle Pain


3. Autoimmune Disorders

It’s very common for those with autoimmune disorders—such as lupus, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis—to experience muscle pain (myalgia) or inflammation (myositis).

With such conditions, the body’s immune system attacks itself and the body’s healthy tissues, causing the muscles and joints to become inflamed, ultimately leading to swelling and pain.

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