These Products Can Help You Raise Awareness of Fibromyalgia

Although fibromyalgia is not a rare condition, as it affects roughly 10 million people in the United States alone, there is still much that is unknown about the condition. Currently, fibromyalgia has no cure, and while researchers have theories, there is no singular identified cause. The illness wasn’t even officially recognized until 1981, and diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia weren’t established until 1990. While the disease itself is likely not “new,” recognition and understanding of it still is.

With so many people across the world affected by the pain, fatigue and brain fog of fibro, it is critical we raise awareness of the condition. Not only do those with the illness deserve support, understanding and empathy from their loved ones, but they also deserve better treatment options and, one day, a cure.

To help those looking for a way to raise awareness of fibromyalgia – whether for yourself, a loved one, or your fellow warriors – we compiled a list of products you can buy to help spread the word about this disease. The more awareness we generate, the bigger the changes we can make in the lives of those affected.

Here are our picks for fibromyalgia awareness products:

1. National Fibromyalgia Association

The NFA is a nonprofit organization that supports those who struggle with fibromyalgia.

Our picks: “Let Your Voice Be Listened To” Shirt ($12) and Cloissonne Butterfly Pin ($14.40)

national fibromyalgia association awareness shirt and butterfly pin

2. ChronicallyDivine

Sam Martin has over a hundred different sparkly pins that raise awareness of various chronic illnesses, including fibromyalgia, on her Etsy shop, ChronicallyDivine.

Our picks: Fibro Warrior Pin ($4.11) and Fibro Fight Pin ($4.11)

ChronicallyDivine fibromyalgia awareness pins

3. InvisibleButPresent

InvisibleButPresent shares a wide variety of designs on CafePress to raise awareness of fibromyalgia.

Our picks: Fibromyalgia Awareness Magnet ($4.99) and Art Deco Butterfly Tote Bag ($17.95)

InvisibleButPresent fibromyalgia awareness magnet and butterfly tote bag

4. ME2UDezignz

Lynne, the artist behind ME2UDezignz, sells handmade jewelry on Etsy to raise awareness for fibromyalgia, myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and other invisible illnesses.

Our picks: Butterfly Bag Charm ($11.57) and Fibromyalgia Awareness Necklace ($13.62)

ME2UDezignz butterfly bag charm and fibromyalgia awareness necklace

5. National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association

The NFCPA is a nonprofit organization that provides information and support to those with fibromyalgia and chronic pain (as well as their families) and raises awareness of these conditions.

Our picks: Cure FM Wristband ($4), Fibromyalgia Awareness Butterfly T-shirt ($20) and Hope, Educate, Cure Fibromyalgia Magnet ($5.25)

national fibromyalgia and chronic pain association awareness magnet, wristband and t-shirt

6. DrDevience

DrDevience lives with fibromyalgia and shares her designs on CafePress.

Our picks: Awareness Butterfly Sticker ($4.95) and Awareness Flower Journal ($9.99)

DrDevience butterfly awareness sticker and awareness flower journal

7. AuBuchonDesigns

Jessica Au Buchon sells several fibro-related shirts on her Etsy shop.

Our picks: “Fibromyalgia Gave Me an Unbeatable Poker Face” Shirt ($25), “Fibromyalgia Taught Me to Enjoy the Little Things” Shirt ($25) and “I Am Fibro Strong” Shirt ($25)

AuBuchon Designs fibromyalgia awareness shirts

8. lorijdep

To raise awareness of fibromyalgia, lorijdep offers several variations of the circular design containing two hearts on CafePress.

Our picks: Mod Butterfly Hope-a-Gram Necklace ($19.99) and Fibro Hope T-Shirt ($19.95)

lorijdep fibromyalgia awareness necklace and fibro hope t-shirt

9. MissA

MissA has fibromyalgia and has created a number of fibro-related designs which are available on CafePress.

Our picks: The Fibromite Tote Bag ($19.95) and Hope Is Renewed Postcards ($9.99)

MissA the fibromite fibromyalgia awareness tote bag and postcards

10. sells merchandise to help you support your cause and – you guessed it – raise awareness.

Our picks: Fibromyalgia Awareness Bangle Bracelet ($9.95) and “Never Underestimate the Strength of a Fibro Warrior” Hooded Sweatshirt ($39.95)

FibroToday fibromyalgia awareness bracelet and hoodie

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