How common is mental illness really?

1 in 5 people has a mental illness. That is the statistic we know. And that is quite a lot given the stigma that is out there for it. All the shame we shove at people for just having one. The suggestion of weakness. And it is 1 in 5. Well... perhaps it is more … Continue reading How common is mental illness really?

Managing work with chronic pain

I work with chronic pain. That being fibromyalgia and chronic migraines. It isn't an easy thing to do, but many of us do. What are the things we do to manage working and chronic pain? Accommodation: First on the list is that when you work with chronic pain you think of the types of accommodation … Continue reading Managing work with chronic pain

Recent treatment recomendations for Fibromyalgia

Recent talks at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting looked at overall treatment protocols we should see. The two presentations: Daniel J. Clauw, MD, a rheumatologist and professor of anesthesiology and medicine and director of the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center at the University of Michigan, focused on the nature of pain experienced by … Continue reading Recent treatment recomendations for Fibromyalgia