Healthy Living

Fibromyalgia's Deep Connection to Vision Problems

RLS might be common, too

In people with fibromyalgia, restless leg syndrome, or RLS, is much more common than in the general population. Over 1/3 of people with fibro have reported symptoms of RLS, which include the sensation of needing to move the legs during sleep.

RLS can cause a nasty domino effect for people with fibromyalgia. Constantly waking up during the night leads to poorer sleep, which leads to tiredness, which could easily lead to more pain.