5 Celebrities with Fibromyalgia

Today's media- driven world puts celebrities on pedestals. They are perceived as untouchable human beings-the exception to all rules. Many people are given the misconception that celebrities do not hurt or even feel pain---literally! But they do.

Hear from five celebrities who have publicly discussed how they've dealt with a common chronic pain disorder known to many as fibromyalgia, a chronic disorder that causes stiffness, pain, and tenderness in the muscles, joints, and tendons.

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Susan Flannery

Susan Flannery is a New Jersey-based actress known to many as one of the original and current cast members of the hit TV soap opera "Bold and the Beautiful." In 2007, Susan made news headlines after she asked the show for medical leave, in an attempt to treat her ongoing battle with fibromyalgia. Thankfully, the medical leave was short lived, and Susan continues to work on the show, despite her chronic condition.

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