Chronic Illness

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Personal stories and spoonie tips from people living with fibromyalgia, chronic pain, fatigue, lupus, and other chronic health conditions.

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17 'Red Flags' People With #ChronicIllness Experienced Before They Were Suicidal

17 'Red Flags' People With Chronic Illness Experienced Before They Were Suicidal

17 'Red Flags' People With #ChronicIllness Experienced Before They Were Suicidal

16 Medication Side Effects That Let People Know It Was Time to Call Their Doctor

16 Medication Side Effects That Let People Know It Was Time to Call Their Doctor

Side effects to medication are common, but some make people realize they need to talk to their doctor about it. Patients share what moments made them realize something wasn't OK with their medication.

Are Chronic Illness and Trauma Related? Here's What You Need to Know

Can Trauma Cause Chronic Illness?

Are Chronic Illness and Trauma Related? Here's What You Need to Know

26 'Hacks' That Can Make Life With Fibromyalgia Easier

26 'Hacks' That Can Make Life With Fibromyalgia Easier

The Mighty community shares their "hacks" that make life easier with fibromyalgia.

10 Ways Having a Cold is Different When You're Chronically Ill

10 Ways Having a Cold is Different When You're Chronically Ill

Having a cold can be a lot more problematic when you live with chronic illness. Our community explains the ways a cold affects them and why it can be worse when you live with a chronic condition.

You Don't See the Worst Days of My Illness Because I Hide Them From You

You Don't See the Worst Days of My Illness Because I Hide Them From You

What people don't see on the hard days of her illness, and why she keeps it from them.

29 Memes That Might Make You Laugh If You've Waited for Test Results

29 Memes That Might Make You Laugh If You've Waited for Test Results

These memes accurately describe what it's like to wait for test results for cancer, a chronic illness or other condition.

20 Signs You Might Have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome #EDS

20 Signs You Might Have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

20 Signs You Might Have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome #EDS

"I’ve been struggling with this for a while now..."

The Symptom of Chronic Illness No One Seems to Talk About

"I’ve been struggling with this for a while now..."

34 Things Only People With Brain Fog Will Understand

34 Things Only People With Brain Fog Will Understand

34 Things Only People With Brain Fog Will Understand

18 Products That Can Make Going to the Bathroom Less Crappy

18 Products That Can Make Going to the Bathroom Less Crappy

The Mighty community shares which products help them manage illnesses that cause them to use the restroom frequently.

20 Shoe Brands People With #ChronicPain Recommend

20 Shoe Brands People With Chronic Pain Recommend

20 Shoe Brands People With #ChronicPain Recommend

13 Things People Do Because Their Fibromyalgia Is Flaring | The Mighty #chronicillness #selfcare #health #tips

13 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because Your Fibromyalgia Is Flaring

"They think I'm just being rude..."

15 Reasons to Date a Girl With Chronic Illness #chronicfatiguetreatment

15 Reasons to Date a Girl With Chronic Illness

"She is the most loving and intuitive girl you’ll ever find."

21 Signs You Grew Up With #Dysautonomia

21 Signs You Grew Up With Dysautonomia

21 Signs You Grew Up With #Dysautonomia

14 Lady Gaga Songs That Help People Through Chronic Pain | The Mighty

14 Lady Gaga Songs That Help People Through Chronic Pain

"It's gotten me through so, so much."