Establishing a good relationship with your doctor is important to managing chronic pain. Come prepared with questions and notes to your doctor's appointment. To describe your condition use a pain scale that ranges from 0 (No Pain) to 10 (maximum pain).
Fibromyalgia awareness has come a long way. Thanks in large part to Pfizer's Lyrica commercials, anyone who watches TV now has at least a vague knowledge of what fibromyalgia is. But that doesn't stop people from making insensitive comments. There's still a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding about this painful…