Fibromyalgia Question

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Lack of understanding regarding diagnosis

Lack of understanding regarding diagnosis

How do people cope when a family member does not understand about the effects that fibromyalgia has on you, to the extent that you are being accused of faking it just to get out of work! When you try to sit down and discuss things you get told to 'shut up' or 'I have pain to and have to get on with it'! (Especially as this family member has been told options to treat pain but refuses treatment!)

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A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Well folks, I got nothing! Personally i don't discuss it with many people. I'm the executive director of a domestic violence shelter so my whole staff,… read more

posted 2 months ago
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