Reducing fibromyalgia pain is a challenge most sufferers deal with each day. Fibromyalgia is a medical syndrome that causes chronic pain throughout the body, accompanied by tenderness around the joints, muscles, tendons and soft tissues. Fibromyalgia patients, more than 90% of whom are women, nearly always report trouble sleeping. This results in chronic daytime fatigue. Although the causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, there seem to be a number of factors involved.