Fibromyalgia is a complex autoimmune disorder that cause pain throughout the body. Muscles become tender to the touch and joints may become inflamed. Patients frequently report feeling exhausted and many have trouble sleeping. Other symptoms include: headaches, difficulty thinking or concentrating, tingling or numbness in hands and feet, morning stiffness, overly painful menstrual periods, and an increased sensitivity to pain. Although painful, fibromyalgia is not a progressive or fatal disorder. It does not cause damage to the joints, internal organs or muscles. There is no cure for fibromyalgia. Treatment for fibromyalgia focuses on pain management in order to improve the patient’s quality of life.