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How do PIP assessors view Fibromyalgia?
Hello to all on here. Thank you for allowing me to join this community. A little about myself, I was recently diagnosed after a terrible year of pain and fatigue with Fibromalygia, IBS and bursitus in both hips. Now I know what I am dealing with I can get on with adjusting to it and living my life. I have had to give up my 22 year career as a support worker whixh has been gutting to say the least and now on the rocky road of seeing what benefits I can get to help me. I am due for PIP assessment early in July and dreading it as I don't know how assessors view my conditions. Any advice would be greatful.
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