To Those Who Find My Illness ‘Hard to Understand’ When They...

My husband and I had a conversation about how others perceive my illness the other day. It wasn’t a confrontational conversation — it was more the...

When Your Chronic Pain Leaves You in a Constant State of...

For those of us with chronic pain, “I’m tired,” is a loaded statement. It means much more than simply, “I want to go to bed.”...

Lady Gaga: ‘Chronic Pain Is No Joke’

One of the few celebrities brave enough to speak openly about their battle with chronic pain is talking about it again – in a...

5 Things I Don’t Admit on My Bad Pain Days

Have you ever had a day when you just stared off into space? Not staring and thinking deep thoughts about your future. Just empty,...

One in 10 Suicides Linked to Chronic Pain

The nation’s suicide rate has been climbing steadily for over a decade and so have the number of suicides associated with chronic pain, according...

People With Chronic Pain Respond to Doctors Advocating ‘Pain Acceptance’ on...

In the wake of the opioid crisis, medical professionals’ fears about prescribing opioid painkillers have risen — to the extent that some doctors have turned...

Lady Gaga’s Not Afraid to Show the World Her Chronic Pain...

Update: Lady Gaga has confirmed that her chronic pain is caused by fibromyalgia. In Lady Gaga’s upcoming Netflix documentary “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” viewers will get a glimpse of Gaga’s life away...

Please Don’t Confuse My Chronic Pain With ‘Low Pain Tolerance’

“Pain tolerance” and “pain threshold” are phrases used to describe how much pain a person can handle, but they don’t actually mean the same...

Is Cannabis the Holy Grail for Fibromyalgia Pain?

By Emily Robertson Studies show cannabis is more effective at relieving pain than opioids or Cymbalta. Fibromyalgia is a highly misunderstood and underfunded disorder that affects...

What is RSDS? How it is Connected With Fibromyalgia

By:Bill Cravens Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS) and fibromyalgia are two very closely related disorders that often get mistaken for each other. RSDS is more...