US survey of women with fibromyalgia highlights its profound impact & their struggle for acknowledgment
As a result of fibromyalgia:
• Two thirds (67%) of respondents say they are unable to keep up with household chores,
• Nearly half (47%) report that their work life or career has been negatively affected,
• And two in five (42%) spend less quality time with their friends.
• Nearly one third (31%) say fibromyalgia has negatively affected their ability to experience intimacy.