I saw my first rheumatologist at age 13 due to debilitating fatigue. Since that time, I’ve seen 3 additional Rheumatologists, a Sleep Specialist, a Urologist, an Endocrinologist, a Nephrologist, a Nutritionist, physical therapists, chiropractors, and massage therapists. 195 more words
Tags » Chronic Illness
Chronic pain/illness is a life changing experience. We lose so much; our health, family, friends, independence, happiness, ourselves etc. Sometimes it seems like we have no direction in life, all our life revolves around is our pain and our illness and everything that brings. 689 more words
When you have a chronic illness like Lyme and other related conditions, people have no idea how desperate you become to feel normal again.
And unfortunately, there’s a fine line between innovative health therapies and quackery. 1,141 more words