Getting an MRI With Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Has your doctor ordered an MRI for you? If you have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, there are a few things you should know—and do—before you go...

Theanine for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Theanine is an antioxidant that's found naturally in tea leaves. So far, it hasn't been studied specifically for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, but we do have...

Lady Gaga Opens Up in Vogue Interview About Struggling With Fibromyalgia

In a recent interview with Vogue, Gaga discussed her struggle with the disorder and revealed that she is annoyed of lack of compassion from...

10 True Causes of Fibromyalgia That Your Doctor Will Never Tell...

By: Lily James While only an estimate, fibromyalgia affects 1 in 50 people, totaling up to 6 million.  It is characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain...

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...