Fibromyalgia patients often show Symptoms of Costochondritis which include:  Pain in the ribcage and chest which worsens with exercise or any activity.  Pain when inhaling deeply, sneezing and coughing due to stretching of the inflamed cartilage.  Pain radiates from the chest to the arms and shoulders and, in this manner, mimics a heart attack.  Pain is often accompanied by inflammation or redness, a condition known as Tietze's Syndrome.

Apart from the common symptoms of fibromyalgia, many fibro patients also suffer another condition called Costochondritis. This causes them pain in the breast and ribcage regions where wearing a bra…

Tietze syndrome - YouTube

Tietze syndrome is a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages. It was first described in 1921 by the German surgeon Alexander Tietze

My experience with Costochondritis/Tietze Syndrome - YouTube

My experience with Costochondritis/Tietze Syndrome

Costochondritis and exercise - what to avoid, and what helps. Wish I would have had this earlier this year.

Costochondritis and Exercise

How To Fix (most) Costochondritis and Tietze's Syndrome Part (2): Exercises and Treatment Details. - YouTube

Costochondritis, a book called Living with Costochondritis, Tietze Syndrome, Chest wall inflammation

Costochondritis =PAINFUL For many of us with fibromyalgia, CFS/ME is the very sore, tender (and sometimes scary!) costochondritis (which seems to be cross-referenced a lot with Tietze's Syndrome). I know of many fibromites/CFSers who have been rushed to the hospital thinking they are having a heart attack - 'only' to be diagnosed with costo. Costochondritis is where costal cartilage in the area…

Costochondritis =PAINFUL For many of us with fibromyalgia, CFS/ME is the very sore, tender (and sometimes scary!) costochondritis (which seems to be cross-referenced a lot with Tietze's Syndrome). I know of many fibromites/CFSers who have been rushed to the hospital thinking they are having a heart attack - 'only' to be diagnosed with costo. Costochondritis is where costal cartilage in the area…

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