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Lucy raises awareness about fibromyalgia

It's an illness which affects one in 20 people yet, even now, fibromyalgia is not fully understood. The classic symptoms are muscle and joint pain along with fatigue - however, even medical experts disagree on its diagnosis.

For sufferers, though, it means constant pain,exhaustion, and depression - and the condition is becoming more and more common among young people.

Now, a national campaign has been launched to raise awareness. Cary Johnston has been to see a woman from Lambourn who is determined to remain positive, despite her condition.

interviewees: Lucy Pickup, fibromyalgia campaigner; Dr Deepak Ravindran, Royal Berkshire Hospital; and Andrew Sharp, Healthwatch, West Berkshire.

For details about the condition and how it can be treated, click here.