Living with Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions

Millions of Americans live with multiple chronic overlapping pain conditions — and most of them are women

Chronic Care Issues

We Need to Raise Awareness of Women’s Migraine Disease in the Workplace

Women suffer from migraine headaches disproportionately; we need to do more to support them at work.

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Suffering From Chronic Pain as a Black Woman

Bias can lead to disparities in diagnosis and treatment of Black women with chronic pain

Chronic Care Issues

The Only Way Out Is Through: How I Healed From the Trauma of Chronic Pain

After years of fighting my pain, I learned posttraumatic growth starts when you're in the midst of struggle.

Real Women, Real Stories

There’s a Better Way to Treat Chronic Pain

Pain is impacted by psychological and social factors; it's time to treat it that way.

Chronic Care Issues

Managing Chronic Pain Is a Mind-Body-Spirit Endeavor

Living with pain for 23 years, I've learned that supporting others is essential to my health.

Real Women, Real Stories

How I Found New Relief With Migraine Disease

I was plagued with migraine disease for decades and finally found relief with a new doctor, new diagnosis, new medication, and a new career.

Real Women, Real Stories

In a World of Pain

For the first time, award-winning actor Marin Hinkle discusses the chronic pain she's lived with for five years.

Your Health

Are Women With Chronic Conditions Able to Access Care During COVID-19 Pandemic?

We surveyed women with chronic conditions to find out about their ability to access necessary in-clinic treatment.

Your Care

A Call to Action for Women in Chronic Pain

Monica Mallampalli, PhD shares some unsettling data about chronic pain—across sex, gender and race—and offers measures for moving women's health care forward. In the year 2020, these barriers must come down.

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Resilience and Other Tools for Overcoming Barriers to Care for Women With Chronic Pain

Kate Nicholson, a civil rights and disability rights attorney has lived with chronic pain for more than 20 years. Here, she offers insight for overcoming common barriers that prevent women with chronic pain from getting care.

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4 Tips for Pain Relief Quick

The following pain-relief tips are often times effective for many types of pain conditions when combined with a comprehensive treatment plan. Check them out.

Fibromyalgia

For Rural Patients, Opioid Treatment Centers Often Too Far Away

Methadone is often used in the fight against opioid addiction, but long travel times in rural areas may be hampering efforts to get more people treated.

Fibromyalgia

5 Tips to Take Control of Your Pain

Taking control of painful symptoms is challenging under even the best of circumstances. Yet, taking affirmative steps in this regard can be empowering. These five tips can help you manage your pain both on your own and in connection with others.

Fibromyalgia