Adrienne Dellwo is a writer for Verywell Health covering fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Having worked for both television and newspapers, Adrienne has extensive experience researching and writing about health-related issues. Since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia herself, she has put her research skills to work learning everything she can about fibromyalgia and related conditions. She's also a published fiction author.
Adrienne is a WEGO Health Awards Nominee and her work was named one of 50 Great Blogs for Fibromyalgia Support by Masters in Health Care.
Adrienne earned her bachelor's degree in journalism and communications from the University of Oregon in 1996. She also earned an associate's degree from Cottey College in Missouri.
After leaving my TV news career due to fibromyalgia, I've been able to focus on my health and become functional once again. The journalist in me has driven me to share my own experience and the knowledge I've gained with other people facing the pain, fear and frustration."
Verywell, a Dotdash property, is a friendly resource where you can explore a full spectrum of health and wellness topics, from comprehensive info on medical conditions to useful advice on fitness, nutrition, mental well-being, pregnancy, and more. We take a human approach to health and wellness, delivering accessible solutions and offering a welcome alternative to clinical sites.
Our writers not only have a deep proficiency in the topics they cover, but an undeniable passion to help others live and feel their best. Our articles are written by experienced healthcare professionals and industry experts and are vetted by the board-certified physicians and other health and wellness leaders of our Review Board. We work hard to make sure that everything you read is not only accurate and comprehensive, but also trustworthy and actionable. And our content is regularly updated to ensure that we only deliver top quality information to you. We cut through all the clutter so you and your loved ones can start living Verywell.