It is mental illness awareness month and I always like to post a bit about it because of all the stigma surrounding that makes it
About 20% of people with chronic pain also have depression or anxiety. And 30-40% with fibromyalgia have depression at some time. Depression and pain have
So winter here in Canada (aside from Vancouver, those lucky bastards!) and other places can endure a long time. Chronic pain tends to be worse
Depression is a deep dark hell I existed in for ten years without treatment and made significantly worse by antidepressants (I am sensitive to them).
And I am, like, a damn case study for this. Given I had Fibromyalgia first, then chronic migraine, and then depression. That depression near killed
Today is the end of Mental Illness Awareness Week. I have Major Depressive Disorder. I don’t talk about it much since it is treated with
If you want to tick me off… post this or one of the similar ones out there. Depression medication shaming is a thing. By far
My mood is suffering with this loss of functionality right now. And I am trying to manage this sinking sensation I am having best I
This has been on my mind lately because I have seen in it several places and it really grinds my gears, as they say. I
Okay, shoot. What are your depression questions So what type of Depression do you have? Good question. So I have Major Depressive Disorder. Diagnosed when
1 in 5 people will develop a mental illness in their lifetime. And you know chronic pain increases those odds. Hell, with fibromyalgia we are
The most important thing I want to tell people with chronic pain or chronic migraines is to pay attention when they have depression symptoms. I
I was diagnosed with depression associated with chronic pain and then later with Major Depressive Disorder a bit back. I am currently on Abilify, due
This is another topic I wanted to specifically raise for migraine awareness month because comorbid mental illness complicates migraine treatment immensely in quality of life.