Category: Have we met before?

ADHD and fibromyalgia

You cannot concentrate anymore, you can't think straight, you keep forgetting things and just feel out of place. Sound familiar? One study found that fibromyalgia is more common in people with ADHD. The symptoms: difficulty concentrating, forgetfulness, and general cognitive problems are often given little attention when treating fibromyalgia.

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Is pain weakness?

Pain is an important signal from the body that something is not going right. If we do not listen to it, the pain can become chronic. I don't think pain is weakness. On the contrary, it takes a lot of strength to function properly even though you are in pain.

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Exam fear

Seeking a new doctor or therapist feels like an exam fear to me. Standing at the door just before an oral exam is about to start. I suffer from exam fear. My heart is racing, my stomach is restless and I have the strong urge to run away and escape.

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