Is pain all in your head?What you feel is real — and your brain may be to blame when a disease isn’t.
By Markian Hawryluk, The Bulletin, @markianhawryluk Health problems always seemed to be more drastic for Bill More than for others. He wouldn’t just get a cold-he’d get bronchitis. While other kids were skinning knees or bruising elbows, he was breaking bones. But for most of his life, the Bend man was in great physical shape. […]
When you’re dealing with the skin sensitivities and widespread pain of fibromyalgia, the last thing you probably want to do is put on a bra. If you’re at home, wearing several layers or have a small chest, you may feel totally comfortable skipping a bra entirely-and that’s great! But for many women, there are occasions […]
by Julie Hambleton, In America, between three and six million people, or one in every fifty, suffer from Fibromyalgia, a syndrome characterized by debilitating pain experienced all over the body with no obvious cause. Though often people do improve over time, it is often something that they will have to deal with for their entire […]