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Jeff Sessions: Chronic pain sufferers should ‘take an aspirin and tough it out’

Jeff Sessions doesn’t give a shit about the opioid epidemic. During an address at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Tampa, Florida this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that people who suffer from chronic pain should simply “take an aspirin and tough it out.” Sessions, whose opposition to medical marijuana is well known, attempted to tackle the subject of opioid...

200+ Major and Minor Symptoms of Fibromyalgia You are unintentionally Ignoring

Fibromyalgia is classified as a syndrome so people will have some of these symptoms. No two people will be the same (this cause people a lot of confusion). 1. Activity level decreased to less than 50% of pre-illness activity level 2. Cold hands and feet (extremities) 3. Cough 4. Craving carbohydrates 5. Delayed reaction to physical activity or stressful...

A mother suffering from fibromyalgia found a cruel note stating ‘Being fat and ugly doesn’t count as disabled’

A WOMAN who suffers from a condition which causes severe pain all over her body found a note saying ‘being fat and ugly doesn’t count as disabled – park elsewhere’ when she left her car in a disabled space. By PETER HENN   MERCURY PRESS & MEDIA LTD Sarah Metcalfe was left an abusive note Ms Metcalfe started to develop...

Morgan Freeman’s Upsets Pharma: Says Marijuana is ‘Only Relief for Fibromyalgia’

In an interview with the Daily Beast which was supposed to be about his recent movie, 5 Flights Up, actor Morgan Freeman instead began discussing the topic of marijuana. The Oscar winning actor told the online magazine that marijuana helps him medically as a pain killer. “Marijuana has many useful uses,” he says. “I have fibromyalgia pain in this...

Fibromyalgia is Linked to Childhood Stress and Unprocessed Negative Emotions

Fibromyalgia made it hard for 46 year old Vera to get her legs out of bed in the morning. As she moved toward the bathroom and began her toilette the pangs of pain moved to her hands, head and neck. It brought tears to her eyes. It made her angry to think that Kurt...

Lady Gaga Shares Comeback for People Who Question Fibromyalgia

While each person with fibromyalgia experiences the condition differently, one thing most fibro warriors have in common is fighting other peoples’ doubt that fibro is a “real” condition. Lady Gaga, who first opened up about having fibromyalgia last year while promoting her documentary “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” revealed exactly what she would say to those who are questioning...

To Everyone Who Lives Pain-Free, From a Girl With Chronic Pain

I didn’t ask for this and believe me, I don’t want it. I know you roll your eyes, even when you try and hide it. I know you think I’m exaggerating or being dramatic. But this is something I wouldn’t wish on anyone. You’re used to seeing me work and cook, clean, walk, go shopping...

27 Things Chronic Pain Is Not

When you’re explaining chronic pain to someone who is not familiar with what it’s like, it may be natural to talk about what chronic pain involves, or how it affects your day-to-day life. While these strategies can certainly be effective, sometimes it’s also helpful to define chronic pain by explaining what it’s not. After all, there are so...

The Secret to Getting Rid of Back Pain Is in Your Feet: 5 Exercises That Will Fix Everything

5 Foot Exercises to Help Relieve Back, Hip, and Knee Pain It all starts from the ground up. Your feet might not seem like significant contributors to your overall health. However, when it comes to the external aspects of your body, there are no harder working parts than your feet. They keep you moving and...

When People With Chronic Pain Learn to Lie to Doctors About Their Depression

This is the conversation the medical community forgot. I am terrified to share what I’m about to share, but someone has to. Here it is: I have not always told doctors told doctors everything. I’d tell them I didn’t have depression or that if I did, it wasn’t that bad. The reason being, when I said that I had...
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