I promise, you are not alone.
Have you ever heard, “You don’t look like your sick?” Do you feel like you are the only one suffering and absolutely no one understands what you are going through? Well I am here to tell you that you are not alone. There are many Fibromyalgia Support Groups online that you can join and share your experiences with other fibromyalgia sufferers that understand what you are going through. All you have to do is find the right Fibromyalgia support group for you.
Fibromyalgia can be a very lonely condition to have. It can limit you from various social and physical activities that you would otherwise engage in. Many people including family and friends may not understand what you’re going through, especially since it doesn’t look like your sick. They don’t get what it is like to be in pain all the time and be completely exhausted all the time. Fibromyalgia is also known to cause clinical depression. If you’re not depressed, it can still cause emotional ups and downs that you normally wouldn’t experience. Fibromyalgia support groups can help you deal with these ups and downs or even being clinically depressed. It can be very therapeutic to know that you are not alone and there are people out there that will be very supportive. Also people with fibromyalgia don’t have a cure so they have to learn how to cope on a day to day basis. With a Fibromyalgia support group, you can get advice from other fibromyalgia sufferers that have been there and have found ways to manage fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia support groups can be very mentally and physically healing. In most cases, it takes someone in pain to understand what kind of pain you’re in. It takes someone that is to be completely exhausted to understand you being completely exhausted. It takes someone being disabled to understand you being disabled. Fibromyalgia support groups can connect you to thousands of other people that are experiencing the same condition you are. When you share this condition with other people, it allows you to compare symptoms and treatments. You can finally come to the realization that you are not crazy. You are not the only one. You will be allowed to vent all of your feelings without being judged. Most likely, you will make good friends that will last a lifetime. This can be extremely helpful in the healing process. Fibromyalgia support groups can greatly improve your quality of life.
Fibromyalgia support groups can be offered online or in your community. There are many different support groups to choose from. You might have to do a little research to find the right group. In some cases, you might even be involved in more than one group. This is great. If you want, you can even start your own group. The more you can get out there and talk and write about your situation, the better you will feel and the more people you will end up helping out. It is a win win situation. Check out your local or online fibromyalgia support group today and begin to learn, share, support, and heal.