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Ep. 125 Behind JFK's Legacy: A Deep Dive into His Chronic Health Challenges Part 2 Conquering Your Fibromyalgia Podcast

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Living with fibromyalgia and related invisible illnesses is very challenging and too often stigmatized by the medical community. John F. Kennedy lived with many invisible illnesses that he and his close political supporters knew they needed to hide to protect is political prospects. John had severe irritable bowel and functional dyspepsia, both disorders of the gut-brain-interaction. He also had severe back pain, pelvic pain, chronic prostatitis, and migraines. He also struggled with severe fatigue and insomnia. These all fall under the umbrella of fibromyalgia and related illnesses. He also highly likely had comorbid ADHD that interfered with pain perception and contributed to fatigue.
Learn more about John's journey to help grow in compassion and understanding for yourself, your loved ones living with one of these invisible illnesses, and your patients. You will also gain an enlightened historical perspective.
The fibromyalgia starter pack  categorizes the episodes in a way that is more accessible for those new to fibromyalgia.
Momentous ExperienceCatching up with people from 🇦🇺 and around the 🌏 who love to talk about their mental...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
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A Fibromyalgia Starter Pack, which is a great companion to the book Conquering Your Fibromyalgia, is now available. Dr. Michael Lenz practices general pediatrics and internal medicine primary care, seeing patients from infants through adults. In addition, he also will see patients with fibromyalgia and related problems and patients interested in lifestyle medicine and clinical lipidology. To learn more, go to ConquringYourFibromyalgia.com. Remember that while Dr. Lenz is a medical doctor, he is not your doctor. All of your signs and symptoms should be discussed with your own physician. He aims to weave the best of conventional medicine with lifestyle medicine to help people with chronic health conditions live their best lives possible. Dr. Lenz hopes that the podcast, book, blog, and website serve as a trusted resource and starting point on your journey of learning to live better with fibromyalgia and related illnesses.

Living with fibromyalgia and related invisible illnesses is very challenging and too often stigmatized by the medical community. John F. Kennedy lived with many invisible illnesses that he and his close political supporters knew they needed to hide to protect is political prospects. John had severe irritable bowel and functional dyspepsia, both disorders of the gut-brain-interaction. He also had severe back pain, pelvic pain, chronic prostatitis, and migraines. He also struggled with severe fatigue and insomnia. These all fall under the umbrella of fibromyalgia and related illnesses. He also highly likely had comorbid ADHD that interfered with pain perception and contributed to fatigue.
Learn more about John's journey to help grow in compassion and understanding for yourself, your loved ones living with one of these invisible illnesses, and your patients. You will also gain an enlightened historical perspective.
The fibromyalgia starter pack  categorizes the episodes in a way that is more accessible for those new to fibromyalgia.
Momentous ExperienceCatching up with people from 🇦🇺 and around the 🌏 who love to talk about their mental...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
Support the show
A Fibromyalgia Starter Pack, which is a great companion to the book Conquering Your Fibromyalgia, is now available. Dr. Michael Lenz practices general pediatrics and internal medicine primary care, seeing patients from infants through adults. In addition, he also will see patients with fibromyalgia and related problems and patients interested in lifestyle medicine and clinical lipidology. To learn more, go to ConquringYourFibromyalgia.com. Remember that while Dr. Lenz is a medical doctor, he is not your doctor. All of your signs and symptoms should be discussed with your own physician. He aims to weave the best of conventional medicine with lifestyle medicine to help people with chronic health conditions live their best lives possible. Dr. Lenz hopes that the podcast, book, blog, and website serve as a trusted resource and starting point on your journey of learning to live better with fibromyalgia and related illnesses.

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