Category Archives: gay men and fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Siblings-Twins?

“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense”, Gertrude Stein To write that I am frustrated, angry, and discouraged over the recent hoopla this week in the news from the U.S. Institute of Medicine … Continue reading

Posted in andre picard, brain fog, chronic fatigue, elaine aron, Fibromyalgia, gay men and fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, highly sensitive persons, multiple chemical sensitivities, orthstatic intolerance, U.S Institute of Medicine | 11 Comments

Are gay men more prone to fibromyalgia than heterosexual men?

” I know that you cannot live on hope alone, but without it, life is not worth living”, Harvey Milk The question I ask in the title is one that has intrigued me for several decades. Unfortunately, I don’t have … Continue reading

Posted in amygdala, anxiety and empathy, emotional learning, Fibromyalgia, fight of flight stimuli, gay men and fibromyalgia, gay men and straight women's brains, homophobia, marginalized groups, pain in the brain | 36 Comments