It has been discovered that there is a link between Hepatitis C and Fibromyalgia. What exactly that link is has not been determined. If you are at all predisposed to Fibromyalgia, Hepatitis C or it's treatment can bring it out. Fibromyalgia is brought on by a major stress in ones life. Treatment of hepatitis c can definitely be considered a major stress.
Described by Hippocrates in ancient Greece, Fibromyalgia is one of the world’s oldest medical mysteries. The disease – a complex illness marked by chronic muscle, tendon and ligament pain, fatigue and multiple tender points on the body – affects about 2% percent of Americans, most of them women. When you have Fibromyalgia, sometimes just getting through the day means making difficult choices. It's almost like a roller coaster, full of ups and downs. One minute you're fine and you can handle anything you need to, the next day will leave you so exhausted that you feel like you can't even get out of bed to feed the kids. As bad as this feels, there are steps you can take to avoid some of the Fibromyalgia pain.