This video presents an overview of fibromyalgia that considers possible causes, popular treatments, and a rating system to help scientifically evaluate the diagnosis and treatment of the condition. It is primarily intended for those suffering from fibromyalgia and their caregivers.
Dr. Linda Mona conducts a single session with a middle-aged Black woman living with chronic pain from fibromyalgia. They begin by discussing the challenge of living with an invisible disability that causes the client immense pain.
This TED Talk is given by a young woman who suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition that is similar to fibromyalgia. She discusses the hurdles she faced when trying to seek treatment, as this condition is not fully understood in the medical community.
Please note that these resources do not necessarily portray the experience of any or all individuals who have fibromyalgia.