Adrienne Dellwo

Adrienne Dellwo

Journalist

Expertise

Fibromyalgia

Education

Cottey College, University of Oregon

Highlights

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.

— Adrienne Dellwo

Experience

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.

Education

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.

About Verywell Health

Verywell Health, a Dotdash Brand, is an award-winning online resource for reliable, empathetic, and up-to-date health information on medical topics that matter most to you. We reach more than 300 million readers annually. Verywell Health content is fact checked and reviewed by our Medical Review Board for accuracy and integrity. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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