My experience with having fibromyalgia is that I am often not taken very seriously. It took me a long time to be diagnosed, and my pain and negative symptoms were often brushed off as not being serious when other diagnoses didn’t fit.
Being invalidated has caused me to suffer through my symptoms longer than I should have. It is because of this that I am now very vocal about my experience with fibromyalgia and experiences testing out the different treatments that are available to help my symptoms.
With that being said, if I were invited to speak at a medical school about fibromyalgia, I would mainly like to discuss the seriousness of the illness.Read more on themighty.com