When it comes to pain, it’s nearly impossible to separate the mind and the body. Every year, millions of women cope with pain. Women are more likely to experience chronic pain syndromes, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, and other painful conditions, than men. This has a lot to do with your life’s circumstances—and what you believe your life can be like. Layered on to this are real physiological factors that affect the overall health of your body and your ability to heal.