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'It Robs You Of Your Very Being': Life With The Invisible Illness

Sunday 23 April 2017

 

From Irish news outlet TheJournal.ie:

 

Jo Allen
Jo Allen
(Source: Nicky Ryan/TheJournal.ie)
 

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness

Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.

Monday April 17, 2017
Content copyright © Journal Media Ltd. 2017

This phrase is something Jo Allen hears a lot, as do many people with fibromyalgia. People with the condition often look completely healthy, but are in near-constant pain.

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that has a broad spectrum of related symptoms including fatigue, cognitive dysfunction and reduced physical function. Its nickname is ‘the invisible illness’.


Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTube
Video: Nicky Ryan/TheJournal.ie

 

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