Dr. Tural's health blog

Sena’s Fight Against the Invisible Pain of Fibromyalgia

Hi, my name is Sena. I have been living with fibromyalgia for over five years now. It all started when I was working a high-stress job in a fast-paced environment. At first, I thought the pain and fatigue were just normal side effects of working long hours, but the symptoms persisted even after I left the job.


Living with fibromyalgia has been a real challenge for me. Some days are better than others, but most days are filled with pain and fatigue. I wake up every morning feeling like I have been hit by a truck. My body aches all over, and my joints feel stiff and swollen. It’s hard to get out of bed, let alone go to work or do anything productive.

One of the most frustrating things about fibromyalgia is that it’s an invisible illness. People can’t see the pain and fatigue that I feel, so they don’t always understand why I can’t do certain things or why I have to cancel plans at the last minute. It’s hard to explain to others how I’m feeling, and sometimes I feel like I’m not being taken seriously.

Over time, I have learned to cope with my fibromyalgia symptoms. I have had to make some lifestyle changes to manage my pain and fatigue. I try to eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and get plenty of rest. I have also learned to listen to my body and pace myself throughout the day.

It’s not easy, but I have found a support system that helps me through the tough days. I have joined online fibromyalgia communities and have connected with others who are going through the same thing. We share tips, offer encouragement, and vent about our frustrations. It helps to know that I’m not alone in this.

Living with fibromyalgia has been a difficult journey, but I have learned to take it one day at a time. I have good days and bad days, but I have learned to appreciate the good days and not take them for granted. I’m still learning to manage my symptoms and find what works best for me, but I’m hopeful for the future.

To get comprehensive information about fibromyalgia and the details of coping with this disease, you can read the book written by Tural Bayramov M.D.: Fibromyalgia : A Patient’s Guide to Understanding, Coping, and Finding Hope