Chronic Illness

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Personal stories and spoonie tips from people living with fibromyalgia, chronic pain, fatigue, lupus, and other chronic health conditions.

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What It’s Like Being a Teenager With Chronic Pain | The Mighty

What It's Like Being a Teenager With Chronic Pain

What It’s Like Being a Teenager With Chronic Pain | The Mighty

22 Things People With Chronic Illness Don't Admit to Their Healthy Friends

22 Things People With Chronic Illness Don't Admit to Their Healthy Friends

The Mighty community shares things they don't tell their healthy friends about their chronic illnesses.

20 Silly Things People Forgot Because of Fibro Fog

20 Silly Things People Forgot Because of Fibro Fog

Fibro fog can cause people to forget the strangest things sometime. We found the humor in that and learned more about those experiences.

22 Signs You Grew Up With Fibromyalgia

22 Signs You Grew Up With Fibromyalgia

22 Signs You Grew Up With Fibromyalgia

22 Things People With Chronic Illness Don't Admit to Their Healthy Friends

22 Things People With Chronic Illness Don't Admit to Their Healthy Friends

The Mighty community shares things they don't tell their healthy friends about their chronic illnesses.

Can Trauma Cause Chronic Illness?

Can Trauma Cause Chronic Illness?

A growing body of research suggests trauma may be a factor in developing many chronic illnesses. Here's what you need to know.

18 Types of Pain I Experience With Fibromyalgia

18 Types of Pain I Experience With Fibromyalgia

Jo Moss describes the different types of pain she experiences due to fibromyalgia.

I’m Not Trying to Be Rude, I Have Misophonia

I’m Not Trying to Be Rude, I Have Misophonia

I’m Not Trying to Be Rude, I Have Misophonia

7 'Red Flags' You Need a New Rheumatologist

7 'Red Flags' You Need a New Rheumatologist

If your rheumatologist exhibits any of these signs, it may be time for you to find a new doctor.

12 Products People With Chronic Fatigue Swear By

12 Products People With Chronic Fatigue Swear By

The Mighty community shares the products that help them manage their chronic fatigue.

30 Gorgeous Spoonie Tattoos

30 Gorgeous Spoonie Tattoos

The Mighty's chronic illness community shares photos of tattoos they got in honor of being spoonies.

What Does Fibromyalgia Feel Like?

What Does Fibromyalgia Feel Like?

Learn more about the physical and mental health symptoms of fibromyalgia with information from leading fibromyalgia experts as well as people living with Fibromyalgia.

17 'Unpopular' Things People With Chronic Illness Do for the Sake of Their Health

17 'Unpopular' Things People With Chronic Illness Do for the Sake of Their Health

17 'Unpopular' Things People With Chronic Illness Do for the Sake of Their Health

You Don't See the Worst Days of My Illness Because I Hide Them From You

You Don't See the Worst Days of My Illness Because I Hide Them From You

What people don't see on the hard days of her illness, and why she keeps it from them.

10 Ways Having a Cold is Different When You're Chronically Ill

10 Ways Having a Cold is Different When You're Chronically Ill

Having a cold can be a lot more problematic when you live with chronic illness. Our community explains the ways a cold affects them and why it can be worse when you live with a chronic condition.

33 'Habits' of People With Brain Fog

33 'Habits' of People With Brain Fog

The Mighty community shares the "habits" they have due to brain fog from chronic illness.