I’m a Doctor. Here Are 5 Lessons I Only Learned About Fibromyalgia Once I Developed It Myself.

By: Ginevra Liptan The Mighty The mysterious fatigue and muscle pain started during my second year of medical school. Finally it was diagnosed as fibromyalgia, which started me on a crash course towards learning what it was like to have an invisible illness, one that remains poorly misunderstood and marred by stigma. My first lesson came one day during teaching rounds, when my senior physician authoritatively announced, “Fibromyalgia does not exist.” I quickly learned that … Continue reading I’m a Doctor. Here Are 5 Lessons I Only Learned About Fibromyalgia Once I Developed It Myself.