Domestic Violence (It Affects Us All)

***Trigger Warning: Contains depictions of violence against women. Domestic Violence and violence against women remains a prevalent problem. Women with disabilities and chronic illness are at even greater risk. Learn what it's like to get caught up in a relationship with an abuser along with some tips on what to do when you find yourself in the midst of an abusive relationship in this post by Pamela Jessen.

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7 People with Chiari and CCI Share Their Stories

Maura was diagnosed with Chiari I in 2007 at age 6 via a traditional horizontal MRI. “I had a decompression shortly after diagnosis and had significant relief for 8 months. After that symptoms returned but slightly differently, so I had a full decompression. Turns out it was craniocervical instability that caused the symptoms to return after the first decompression so the second decompression was ineffective.”