There are many fears and anxieties with facing the Emergency Room when you have chronic illness. Find out why people with difficult to diagnose conditions often have a hard time going in, and steps you can take to overcome these fears and have a better experience dealing with ER doctors in this post from Zebra Pit contributing writer, Pamela Jessen.
Fibromyalgia is a tricky condition to live with as there are many symptoms you can experience beyond Pain and Fatigue. Here are 10 of the top symptoms you may experience and how to manage them.
I am terrified of the dentist!!! I have a wonderful care provider who is gentle and kind but having to go see him, even for a cleaning, requires medication for anxiety. I was there recently for a cleaning, the right side one week and the left side the next Here I am, high on Ativan, … Continue reading Dental Care And Chronic Illness
These two beautiful and inspiring poems by Pamela Jessen will help recharge your hope and freshen your perspective when battling invisible illness.
In this rare illness spotlight post focusing on Diffuse Ideopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH), Pamela Jessen explains what it's like living with the condition, what symptoms to look for, what other conditions it's often mistaken for, and how this rare disease is diagnosed.