When you are in constant pain and nobody believes you

Jennifer Brea was 28 years old when she found herself unable to finish a walk or ride a bike, she went home halfway and slept for hours. “In a way, I thought: ‘Oh, maybe I’m just getting old,’” says the director and protagonist of the new documentary “El malavos”. “I was only 28 years old and…

Lady Gaga on her fibromyalgia fight: “Chronic pain is not a joke”

In Vogue’s October issue, the 32-year-old pop star discussed her fight against fibromyalgia, a disease that affects the nervous system and causes body-wide pain. “I’m so angry with people who don’t think fibromyalgia is genuine,” the singer said. “It’s really a cyclone of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, trauma and panic disorder for me, and for…