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Fibromyalgia Neath Port Talbot Support Group

The one stop online support network, information on Fibromyalgia and support networks in your area. We have online support on one to one bases.

Provided by Fibromyalgia Wales.

Contact

St Marys Church Hall
St Mary Place
Aberavon
Port Talbot
SA12 6DZ
 
01639886740
Mail@fibro-wales.com
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Opening Times

2nd Tuesday of each month 12.30pm - 2pm

Eligibility

Users can access this service directly

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Other Info

Fibromyalgia (FM or Fibro) is a name for widespread pain affecting the muscles, Tender points in certain areas of the body, when applying pressure to these points most people will find it uncomfortable, but as a Fibromyalgia sufferer feel tender without applying pressure. In the past Fibromyalgia was named as Fibrositis, but there were not signs of inflamation of the tendons or ligaments, mostly pain, so it was renamed Fibromyalgia. Fibro (Fibrous tissue) - My- (Muscles) - Algia - (Pain/tenderness). Symptoms include- Pain, Fatigue (tiredness), sleep disturbance. Pain many sufferers have are aching, stiffness, around the joints. May be worse in the morning, Night, but often throughout the day. Often pain is felt all over and not one specific area. Muscular fatigue and loss of stamina, lack of energy, is sometimes most severe in fibromyalgia sufferer. For further information on symptoms click on the Symptom tab on this site.

Restless Legs Syndrome and Irritable Bowel Syndrome are a common symptom of Fibromyalgia, if you have either, please contact us for additional support and information on groups in your area.

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