A chronic condition which causes widespread pain throughout the body. Other symptoms include: increased sensitivity to pain, fatigue, issues with cognitive function, and irritable bowl syndrome.
Cause and scope for prevention:
The exact cause is unknown therefore no scope for prevention.
This is based on the symptoms described by the person suffering.
Standard medical therapy:
There is considerable disagreement within the medical profession but the NHS policy is summarised on the NHS website
Benefit of exercise therapy:
There is still much that is unknown about this condition and there are strong differences of opinion about the cause and treatment, but there is strong evidence about the benefits of physical activity.