Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition whereby patients suffer from incredible fatigue and almost constant pain. In this video from Adelaide Arthur, fibromyalgia patients from the U.K. explain how the everyday pain of the condition has changed their lives.
Margaret Probin is a 33-year-old woman who is now housebound due to her fibromyalgia pain. Dance teacher and former soccer player Louise Dickson talks about how her fibromyalgia took her from a physically strong and fit woman to a weak and fragile one. Ella Vine explains that fibromyalgia left her bedbound at one point and now she uses massage chairs and heat packs to help cope with the daily pain. Finally, MP Andrea Jenkyns, who has suffered from fibromyalgia for 24 years, explains what she’s doing to help raise awareness and funds for the disease in her role as a member of the health select committee.
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