Lupron: A Different Kind of Suffering

Apr 26, 2016 by

I had other plans for my future. I never imagined I would become disabled from a pharmaceutical drug that I trusted my doctor to...

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The Nightmare of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

Apr 25, 2016 by

Over four years ago I became ill with what was later diagnosed as Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (SOD), a rare defect of the biliary...

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Chronic Pain, Your Brain, and Yoga

Apr 21, 2016 by

Chronic pain is an extremely common problem, affecting about one third of Americans. Many different conditions can result in chronic...

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Brandi’s Endometriosis Story: 20 Years of Desperation

Apr 20, 2016 by

It Started in Childhood My story of life with endometriosis begins early. I was four years old the first time I collapsed from...

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Recurrent Fever with Swollen Glands: Febrile Lymphadenopathy and Thiamine

Apr 19, 2016 by

Every profession has its jargon and the medical profession is no exception. Perhaps it is even more addicted to jargon than other...

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Stroke, Birth Control and the Nelson Pill Hearings: What They Knew Then

Apr 18, 2016 by

I had a stroke from hormonal birth control at the age of 28. Prior to my stroke, I didn’t think much about the side effects of...

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Can Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Cause Dental Problems?

Apr 14, 2016 by

Amid the long and growing list of side effects associated with the fluoroquinolone antibiotics (Cipro/ciprofloxacin,...

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Endometriosis and the Journey to Advocacy

Apr 13, 2016 by

I will never forget the words the doctor in the ER said to me: “I will not support your habit and I will not prescribe you anything.”...

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Endometriosis: The Struggle to Find Effective Care

Apr 12, 2016 by

I have a horrible disease called endometriosis.  It has completely destroyed my life in every way possible.  I am 29 and going...

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My Life with Interstitial Cystitis

Apr 11, 2016 by

This silent disease can not only take over someone’s body, but can also crumble their world. Interstitial cystitis (IC) is mainly a...

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