Santo Domingo, DR. – Former dancer and now deputy for Santo Domingo Norte, Betty Gerónimo confessed today that she has been fighting her own battle for twelve years against a disease called fibromyalgia, a silent but very painful disease.
Today, August 12, International Fibromyalgia Day, Gerónimo confessed to her followers about this chronic disease that affects 90 percent of women, although it does not take away from it to men.
«It is a disease that when I get those crises, because they give me crises, in addition to rheumatic crises, they give me inexplicable pain. And pains that ask you where it hurts and everything hurts », confessed Gerónimo, grateful for her husband and mother who have helped her in this process, especially when she gets pregnant.
She also added that another of the symptoms is the lack of sleep, her hands hurt and sometimes she cannot even write when she feels pain with this terrible disease that there is no medicine to treat it.
The deputy seeks with this revelation that public and private policies are created so that fibromyalgia have someone to stand up for them.
As Betty explained, fibromyalgia is a disease whose origin is unknown and which increases with the passage of time.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain throughout the body, fatigue, and other symptoms. People with fibromyalgia may be more sensitive to pain than those without it. This is known as abnormal pain perception.
As of yet, the exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown.