Category Archives: Lyrica

Fibromyalgia and Treatment

“What I am looking for is not out there; it is in me”, Helen Keller The idea that fibromyalgia can be ‘cured’ through medications is erroneous. Drugs such as Neurontin or Lyrica can sometimes be effective to control the symptoms in some … Continue reading

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The Stigma of Fibromyalgia, a Women’s ‘Condition’

“Being a woman is hard work”, Maya Angelou. There can be little doubt that fibromyalgia has become very prominent as a serious social and personal condition that affects primarily women. In fact, it is said by some that it is … Continue reading

Posted in 'adapting', 'women's' condition, American College of Rheumatology, dis-ease, doubters, epidemics, Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, Lyrica, New York Times article, stigma, walking in our shoes | 5 Comments