How Is Chronic Migraine Linked to Fibromyalgia?

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Chronic migraine and fibromyalgia can be combined together and get to a syndrome that causes chronic pain, fatigue, and other symptoms. Migraines are common in people with fibromyalgia. Keywords: chronic migraine fibromyalgia; fibromyalgia chronic migraine pain; fibromyalgia migraine
I suffer with migraines that last days. Combined with fibromyalgia I am incopasated for days.
Studies have shown that as many as 75 percent of fibro patients also suffer from migraine headaches or myofascial headaches, which suggests the connection is more than coincidental.

The mineral magnesium is also found in low levels in both migraine sufferers and people with fibromyalgia. Studies support that these low magnesium levels may actually be a cause for migraine headaches and fibromyalgia.

Thus Magnesium, which is often used as a way to relieve migraine headaches, is also beneficial for treating fibromyalgia.