Chronic Pain

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Personal stories and spoonie tips from people living with chronic pain.

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24 Surprising Symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

24 Surprising Symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

The Mighty community shares surprising physical symptoms they've experienced due to Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS).

22 Things People With Invisible Illness Wish ER Staff Knew #invisibleillness

22 Things People With Invisible Illness Wish ER Staff Knew

People with invisible illness share what they wish emergency room staff knew about them.

20 Memes That Describe What It’s Like to Get Blood Work Done | The Mighty Chronic Illness Humor, Chronic Pain, Work Memes, Work Humor, Endometriosis, Fibromyalgia, Silent Reflux, Cidp

20 Memes That Nail What It's Like to Have Blood Work Done

These memes nail what it's like to have blood work done.

What Life With Migraine Is Really Like | The Mighty #migraine

What Life With Migraine Really Looks Like

Lindsay Rodgers explains what her life with migraines is really like in honor of Migraine Awareness Month.

22 Legging Brands People With Chronic Illness Recommend | The Mighty

22 Legging Brands People With Chronic Illness Recommend

The Mighty's chronic illness community shares their favorite brands of leggings. Here's what they recommend.

6 Ways to Achieve Good Sleep Hygiene | The Mighty Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Wise Sayings, Wise Quotes, 30 Minute Workout, Mental Health Conditions, Bedtime Routine, Be Kind To Yourself

6 Ways to Achieve Good Sleep Hygiene

Immie Jones, who lives with a sleep disorder, offers tips to help people improve their sleep hygiene.

What Is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome? | The Mighty #mcas Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Lyme Disease, Invisible Illness, Health Advice, Autoimmune

What Is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome?

Mast cells play a major role in your immune system, but when they go awry, they can cause a wide variety of symptoms and a spectrum of conditions collectively called mast cell activation syndrome.

Challenges and Some Advice When Your Spouse Has Fibromyalgia | The Mighty

When Your Spouse Has Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

The writer describes some of the challenges he and his wife experience because of her fibromyalgia, which causes her fatigue, pain, brain fog and depression.

Health Inspiration 20 Things Coworkers Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Chronic Pain Chronic Migraines, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Endometriosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia Pain, Chronic Pain Quotes, Crps, Back Pain Relief

20 Things Coworkers Don't Realize You're Doing Because of Chronic Pain

The Mighty community shares things they do to cope with chronic pain, which their coworkers don't realize.

What Having Epilepsy Has Taught Me | The Mighty #epilepsy

10 Things Having Epilepsy Has Taught Me

Essence Cheatom shares 10 things living with epilepsy has taught her.

Photos of 13 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia | The Mighty #fibro

13 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia — as Shown in Photos

The Mighty community shares photos to demonstrate what different symptoms of fibromyalgia can look like.

7 Signs You Need a New Rheumatologist | The Mighty #chronicillness Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis, Red Flag, Good Doctor, Blood Test, Questions To Ask, You Gave Up

7 'Red Flags' You Need a New Rheumatologist

If your rheumatologist exhibits any of these signs, it may be time for you to find a new doctor.

It's got highly effective anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti-oxidant benefits, and also it includes nutritional value that provide detox-support along with many additional important nutrients that will promote very good health. Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Autoimmune Disease Awareness, Chronic Illness Quotes, Spoon Theory, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Fatigue Syndrome, Daily Thoughts

35 All-Too-Relatable Daily Thoughts of a Spoonie

Eleanor Morrissey lists the relatable thoughts she has daily as a spoonie with an autoimmune disease.

20 ‘White Lies’ People With Chronic Illnesses Tell | The Mighty #chronicillness Chronic Migraines, Endometriosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Health Care Policy, Chronic Illness Quotes, Signs Of Depression

20 'White Lies' People With Chronic Illnesses Tell

The Mighty community shares the "white lies" they tell about their illness and the truth behind them.

The Mighty community shares the intrusive or "taboo" thoughts they have about chronic illness, and how these thoughts affect them. Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Migraine Pain, Fibromyalgia Pain, Illness Quotes, Pain Quotes, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis

18 'Taboo' Thoughts About Chronic Illness You're Not the Only One Having

The Mighty community shares the intrusive or "taboo" thoughts they have about chronic illness, and how these thoughts affect them.

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