Poor Sleep May Lead to Fibromyalgia in Women, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Study  
11/15/2011 7:19:13 AM

Sleep problems are associated with an increased risk of fibromyalgia in women, especially those who are middle-aged and older, a new study says. Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal pain condition that affects more than 5 million adults in the United States. Women account for up to 90 percent of people with fibromyalgia, which typically begins in middle age.