Discover the complexity of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a common comorbid condition of Fibromyalgia, EDS and ME/CFS. In this article you'll learn how it's diagnosed, what it's symptoms are and the most current treatments and medications prescribed to prevent flares.
A beautiful and touching poem by a young woman with hEDS, this poem won the Pongo Poetry Prize for teen poets.
Acts of creativity and creative hobbies can reduce stress, distract from pain and provide a sense of purpose and fulfillment. There's a wide variety of things you can do to get those creative juices flowing, even when you're bedridden. Not sure what to do or where to begin? Check out some of these great suggestions from ZP Contributing Author Pamela Jessen.
It's not always easy to be grateful for a body that struggles because of chronic illness, but it's important to remember it's not your body's fault! Sometimes, we can even find things we want to thank our conditions for helping to nurture within us. Join Pamela Jessen as she recounts the many things she can still thank her body for on this Fibromyalgia Awareness Month!
There are many benefits to pet therapy for people with fibromyalgia and other spoonie conditions! Learn all about how having animals in your life--from pet therapy to everyday pets--can benefit your health and lower pain levels in this fun and informative post by guest author Pamela Jessen!