Fibromyalgia and IBS: What’s the Connection?

Fibromyalgia and IBS: What’s the Connection?


Fibromyalgia is a disorder that is characterized by the “pins and needles” pain or discomfort while Irritable Bowel Syndrome is mainly characterized by abdominal pain, digestive discomfort and alternating constipation and diarrhea.

What is the similarity between the two? They both start in your gut!

Yes, both of these disorders involve chronic pain and they both originate from your gut. In this video, Dr. Vikki talks about the other clinical characteristics that Fibromyalgia and IBS share and what are the tests that are done in the clinic that determine whether a patient has Fibromyalgia or IBS.

Are you experiencing chronic pain all over your body with occasional episodes of digestive discomfort? We are here to help you!

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