Update on A.J. Langer

Please join us in looking back to one of the NFA’s first Pioneers: A.J. Langer

Sixteen years ago, actress A.J. Langer appeared on the cover of the inaugural issue of Fibromyalgia AWARE. Since then, her life has undergone many changes—professionally, personally, and, of course, health-wise.

When the National Fibromyalgia Association first met A.J., she was struggling to balance the personal and professional sides of her life. Her FM symptoms were peaking, and she didn’t know where to turn for help. ...

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Redheads and Pain

by Diane McKay,

I was only recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia, but right away I realized there seemed to be a disproportionate number of redheads featured in fibromyalgia articles and films, which triggered me to remember and consider what I had heard about redheads feeling pain more acutely than others. Could there be a corollary? Namely,

If redheads truly are hypersensitive to pain, could it render them more susceptible ...

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