Lady Gaga Shines a Light on Fibromyalgia: “Chronic Pain Is No Joke”

ow has fibromyalgia affected one of the best-selling musical artists of the 21st century? In “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” a documentary released on Netflix this month, Lady Gaga describes the pain that’s characterized her life with fibromyalgia for the past half-decade. “I have chased this pain for five years,” Gaga said. “I can still be me, and…

Sleep Problems Associated with Sensory Disabilities

Sensory disabilities describe disabilities that affect the senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and/or touch. Examples of sensory disabilities include: Blindness or poor vision Deafness or hearing loss Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Sensory processing disorder Totally blind people may have Non-24 sleep disorder. They have no light perception, and end up out of sync with their circadian clock as a…

Lady Gaga on her fight with fibromyalgia: ‘Chronic pain is no joke’

In the October issue of Vogue, the 32-year-old pop star opened up about her struggle with fibromyalgia, a condition that affects the nervous system and causes pain throughout the body. “I get so irritated with people who don’t believe fibromyalgia is real,” the singer said. “For me, and I think for many others, it’s really a cyclone of…

Fibromyalgia is finally recognized as an official diagnosis! Please share this information

Fibromyalgia is finally recognized as an official diagnosis! Please share this information On October 1, 2015, fibromyalgia finally has its own official diagnosis code of ICD-10-CM codes that have been formally approved in the US ICD-10-CM, acronym for the international classification of diseases, 10th revision, clinical modification, is a list of diagnostic codes for Medicare Services…