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How do fibromyalgia symptoms vary between men and women?

While there isn’t an established relationship between fibromyalgia and IBS, oftentimes, symptoms for the two diseases overlap. Fibromyalgia is a nervous system disorder and IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder, but both conditions are associated with a hypersensitivity to pain. While hypersensitivity for people with fibromyalgia is in their skin and muscles, hypersensitivity for IBS is in their intestines.

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