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An Experimental Cocktail Helped Rohan Recover From Long COVID
August 09, 2023

Rohan contracted COVID-19 right at the beginning of the pandemic in March of 2020. A few weeks later he suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA) also called a ministroke as a result of his infection

Christine’s Mysterious Chronic Pain: Searching for the Underlying Cause
August 02, 2023

Christine has been experiencing mysterious chronic pain since she was a teenager. It feels like her joints are grinding across each other, occasionally locking up so she cannot move. A few years ago h

Surviving Multiple Chronic Illnesses, Surgeries, a Coma and Being Pronounced Dead, Angela B. Brown Feels Blessed to Be Alive
July 26, 2023

Angela B. Brown has lived through a remarkable amount of health challenges. She says she has been a patient since day one, since she was born with three holes in her heart that have required multiple

Living With Myasthenia Gravis and Endometriosis
July 19, 2023

Dana experienced medical gaslighting for the first time when they were just 10 years old. A doctor accused them of making up their symptoms for attention, telling Danas mother they needed to be disci

Beth Ruffin on Balancing Work Life With Health Challenges
July 11, 2023

Beth Ruffin owns a consulting business that teaches diversity, equity and inclusion in professional spaces. She focuses on self-empowerment, helping people learn to include themselves. Although Beth i

Karra Eloff on Maintaining Joyful Relationships in Spite of Chronic Illness or Chronic Pain
July 05, 2023

Karra Eloff wants to help individuals living with chronic pain or chronic illness maintain joyful relationships. She is the author of The Chronic Pain Couple: How To Be a Joyful Partner & Have a Remar

Severe Diverticulitis Almost Claimed Erik’s Life
June 28, 2023

18 years ago Erik was told he had the beginnings of diverticulitis, a condition characterized by inflammation of small pouches in the digestive tract. From then on he avoided foods like popcorn or see

Living with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
June 21, 2023

Ravens journey to be diagnosed with cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) was deeply traumatic, not only due to their debilitating disease but from the way doctors treated them along the way. CVS is charact

TheIncrediblePaco on Long COVID Impacting His Gaming Career
June 13, 2023

TheIncrediblePaco is a well-known content creator in the Mario Maker community, who was making his full-time living playing video games leading up to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tens of thousa

How Rick Olderman’s Chronic Pain Journey Informed His Physical Therapy Career
June 07, 2023

Rick Olderman is a sports and orthopedic physical therapist with over 25 years experience. He is the author of Solving the Pain Puzzle: Cases from 25 Years as a Physical Therapist as well as the Fixin