Having a chronic illness and struggling with chronic pain sucks for anyone. I am not saying it is worse when you are a teenager, this is only my experience.
Adolescence is a difficult and exciting time, when young people make discoveries, decisions and plans about their futures, and develop a sense of who they are and their place in the world.
But when you are a young person with chronic pain, this period can be extremely challenging. Pain can make it difficult for young people to sleep, take part in extracurricular activities, concentrate, attend school and go out with friends or family.Read more on themighty.com