Lana Barhum

Lana Barhum, Author at New Life Outlook

About Lana

Lana Barhum is a freelance medical and health writer from Northeast Ohio. She has written for a variety of online health publications, including the Pain News Network, Alliance Health, Upwell, Mango Health, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today, News Medical and The Mighty. Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008, Lana uses her experiences to share expert advice on various chronic illness and medical topics.

Lana holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and has worked for over 16 years as a legal assistant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and trying to keep up with her two sons – ages 8 and 17, taking care of her cat, embarrassing her teenager, exploring nature and historical sites, and visiting her local Amish country.

You can find Lana’s most recent work at Upwell, Mango Health, the Pain News Network, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today and News Medical.

You can see more of Lana on here website here.

Lana's Work

Fibromyalgia and the Flu

How to Avoid the Flu With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and the flu often go hand-in-hand when the weather gets cool and germs abound. Check out these tips to stay well this flu season.
by Angela Finlay and Lana Barhum on January 3, 2019
Fibromyalgia Remission

Is Remission from Fibromyalgia Possible?

The symptoms of pain and fatigue might make a person think fibromyalgia remission is impossible, but in actuality, fibromyalgia remission is very possible.
by Lana Barhum on April 11, 2018
Fibromyalgia Symptoms

6 Easy Ways to Help Manage and Cope With Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Fibromyalgia may be chronic, and the symptoms don't have to run your life. Find out how to manage and cope with common fibromyalgia symptoms.
by Lana Barhum on December 21, 2017
Fibromyalgia and Functional Movement Disorder

What Is the Relationship Between Fibromyalgia and Functional Movement Disorder?

Patients with fibromyalgia often experience symptoms of Functional Movement Disorder. However, the connection between the two is still not quite clear.
by Lana Barhum on August 24, 2017
Juvenile Fibromyalgia

Understanding Juvenile Fibromyalgia in Children and Teenagers

Fibromyalgia is often seen as a condition affecting adults, but it also affects young children and teenagers. Get more information on juvenile fibromyalgia.
by Lana Barhum on July 27, 2017