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5 Reasons You Are Experiencing Chronic Pain


2. Fibromyalgia

This is a far more common condition, but it doesn’t make it any more pleasant if you’re unlucky enough to experience it. It can cause excruciating and widespread pain while also making you feel very tired, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Although commonly referred to as an arthritis-related condition, the institute said it actually isn’t because it doesn’t mimic the inflammation of joints like arthritis does. The institute says getting enough sleep and trying to remain active are two big ways to combat this chronic condition.

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