Going to the Emergency Room as a Chronic Illness Patient (and How to Make the Experience Better)

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.

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Chiari Malformation: What You Need to Know

Chiari Malformation: What You Need to Know

Chiari Malformations are structural defects located at the in the base of the skull where the spine meets it. These structural defects can cause the brain to sag into the spinal canal, causing herniation of a portion of the cerebellum, cerebellar tonsils and/or the fourth ventricle. Depending on the severity, there are a variety of symptoms and complications that come with Chiari Malformation.

El Houssaine Ichen, My Hero!

Meet the Disabled Tourist Guide who contracted polio at age 3. As a result, his legs have been paralyzed. That hasn’t stopped him helping others with disabilities travel his beloved Morocco, or achieving his goals. Learn how more at zebrapit.com