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6 things that Lady Gaga has said about Fibromaylgia

 6 things that Lady Gaga has said about Fibromaylgia


It's good that Lady Gaga was talking openly about fibromyalgia, don't you think? Here are some things that she has said about living with it...

Living with any chronic pain condition is not fun and to get support for it from people in the limelight is wonderful. I think this is especially true of Fibromyalgia which still has the stigma of not being taken seriously, by many people, even some in the medical profession. When people are in the process of getting a diagnosis we have to tell them to make sure they go to a professional who believes in Fibromyalgia. You don't have to say that about many other conditions!

So when Lady Gaga began talking about having Fibro it felt like the Fibro community around the world was being given validation.

As we would expect from Lady Gaga she was being outspoken about what it's like to live with this chronic pain condition.




In her 2017 documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two we see her in pain and having ice-packs, massages and medications but it is not explained. After the release of the film Lady Gaga tweeted to her fans: "In our documentary the #chronicillness #chronicpain I deal w/ is #Fibromyalgia I wish to help raise awareness & connect people who have it." 12th September 2017.



things that Lady Gaga has said about Fibromaylgia
12th September 2017

Lady Gaga quote about Fibromaylgia
12th September 2017 on twitter


In her cover interview for Vogue, in October 2018, Gaga discussed her past trauma and it's affects on her chronic pain. "My diaphragm seizes up. Then I have a hard time breathing, and my whole body goes into a spasm. And I begin to cry," she told the magazine. "That’s what it feels like for trauma victims every day, and it’s . . . miserable. I always say that trauma has a brain. And it works its way into everything that you do."

In the same interview she talked about how people perceive fibromyalgia and other chronic illnesses:
"I get so irritated with people who don't believe fibromyalgia is real. For me, and I think for many others, it's really a cyclone of anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, and panic disorder, all of which sends the nervous system into overdrive, and then you have nerve pain as a result," she said. "People need to be more compassionate. Chronic pain is no joke. And it's every day waking up not knowing how you're going to feel."

Quote about Fibromyalgia by Lady Gaga
Quote from Vogue 2018


Lady Gaga on Fibromaylgia
Quote from Vogue 2018

Lady Gaga on Fibromaylgia
Quote from Vogue 2018

Lady Gaga quote about Fibromaylgia

We hope that Lady Gaga will continue to speak out about Fibromyalgia to help the cause of Fibro. We wish that she would talk about her treatments to help the millions of people who live with it. 

8 comments:

  1. See needs to team up with the Fibro society in US and Canada and get REAL support happening. On a daily basis I get atleast someone who wished they were dead to end her sufferings....

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    1. YES FibroWarrior your suggestion is the best . Maybe we should tweet her. I looked at her twitter account and she seems to now be promoting and connecting with the LGBTQIA lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, and asexual or allied community. It's very sad that many people wish to be dead rather than live with Fibromyalgia - this is the nature of pain, feeling unsupported and alone with no hope. It is difficult to feel hope when many people don't even feel listened to by their doctors and loved ones.

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  2. She's doing brilliantly speaking up and raising awareness, sharing some of her own experiences to educate others & let those struggling with fibro let them know they're not alone, too. "People need to be more compassionate. Chronic pain is no joke. And it's every day waking up not knowing how you're going to feel" - That is so spot on!

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    1. Yes, Invisibly Me, that is my favorite quote of hers too. I wish I could find more about her Fibro journey.

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  3. I bet she gets her pain med filled with no problem at all unlike the rest of us

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  4. Positive Vibes9:21 PM

    I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia by a Rheumatologist in 2000. Pain meds have never worked for Fibro . Not on me.
    No problem getting Cymbalta RX filled.

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Thanks for your input