Fibromyalgia, or fibrosis, is a disease that causes muscle pain and tenderness throughout the body. It is often accompanied by headache, fatigue and changes in sleep patterns, memory, and mood.

The most common symptoms are tenderness in the neck, upper back, lower back and hip area, and inner elbow area. Other symptoms can include joint stiffness, painful menstruation, sensitivity to cold, or tingling feet.

More than 3 million people suffer from this debilitating illness each year. Although there is no cure, there are several treatments available. Yoga can help ease the pain of fibromyalgia. Try these calming poses to alleviate stress, which is a major trigger of fibromyalgia symptoms.

Eagle pose



Standing forward bend

Legs Up the Wall

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