“If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion” Aldous HuxleyContinue reading
Author Archives: Barbara Keddy
Fibromyalgia: a biopsychosocial phenomenon
“Trauma’s imprint is more endemic than we realize”, Gabor Mate’
My new book!
The new book (iUniverse, publishing, 2022) is called Fibromyalgia: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Dis-ease. In many respects it is a sequel to the first about women and fibromyalgia (2007) but it is more inclusive and somewhat daringly presents theory about who is most likely to develop fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, PTSD and other invisible dis-eases. Causes, symptoms and ways to live a more fulfilling life with the daily challenges of this demon we called fibromyalgia are presented. It is also a personal journal and while subjective there are references which could help the reader understand how and why fibromyalgia develops.Continue reading