Danielle Lloyd’s mum Jackie on her fibromyalgia diagnosis: ‘It’s a silent illness. Nobody can actually see you’re ill’

When Danielle Lloyd’s mum Jackie’s body started to change six years ago she initially put it down to the menopause, however four years later she was diagnosed with debilitating disease fibromyalgia.

The condition, which causes pain all over the body, has affected every aspect of Jackie’s life. “Some days I can’t even get out of bed,” she told Lorraine.

Danielle, who is due to give birth to her fourth child in just six weeks, also explained how Jackie’s relationship with her grandchildren has changed since her illness.

“It’s just really sad to see,” she said. “They don’t understand that nanny’s going through a lot of pain.”

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  1. Carol Hamilton miller says:

    I’ve had fibromyalgia for 4 years I’m in constant pain keep going to doctors feel like I’m a never away from docs tried every medication just wish I had my old life back I miss it so much was always very fit was a carer for many years now it me who needs the care xx

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