Chronic Pain That's Not All in Your Head

Five little words we women hope we'll never hear again in a doctor's office: It's all in your head. Yet that's exactly what was heard for decades when women reported experiencing widespread pain lasting months and accompanied by sleep disturbances, headache, even mood and memory issues. Today, that chronic pain condition has not only been given a name but is finally recognized as a legitimate medical condition: Fibromyalgia.
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Beware of Online Medical Information

For many of us, the medical advice found online seems like a pirate's chest of riches compared to what was around when parents had only Dr. Spock to consult, but that's not necessarily the case. Two Canadian pediatricians say that online information may be convincing, "but not always in context, accurate, or even true."