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Fibromyalgia Sufferer: "It's Like Having 20 Spoons Of Energy To Use Each Day"

Tuesday 30 April 2019


From UK newspaper the Mirror:


Fibromyalgia has high-profile sufferers, including
Lady Gaga and Morgan Freeman.
(Image: Getty Images/PhotoAlto)

Fibromyalgia sufferer: "It's like having 20 spoons of energy to use each day"

Artist Anjie Mailey shares her experience with the misunderstood chronic condition that causes pain for millions

By Jo Waters
29 April 2019
© 2019 MGN Limited.

Fibromyalgia is a chronic long-term condition which causes pain for millions but is poorly recognised and under-researched, says Jo Waters

Kirsty Young’s decision to take a break from Desert Island Discs last summer because of her struggle with fibromyalgia put the little understood condition into the spotlight.

But the BBC Radio presenter isn’t the only famous name to battle this long-term illness.

Lady Gaga is another high-profile fibro sufferer. The singer was so badly affected she had to cancel the last 10 dates of a world tour last year.

And actor Morgan Freeman has also spoken about coping with the condition’s all-over body pain.

A recent Parliamentary report estimates that almost two million Brits have fibromyalgia, which is most likely to strike between the ages of 20 and 50. And women are seven times more likely to be affected than men.

Symptoms include increased sensitivity to pain, fatigue, muscle stiffness, difficulty sleeping, cognitive and memory problems, headaches and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.


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