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3 Things Frank Bruni Learned From His NAION Diagnosis

And here's what I learned.

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Doctors Thought I Had Depression — Until I Finally Got This Diagnosis

The road to a diagnosis was a long one.

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How A Trip To The Eye Doctor Led Me To A Rare Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis

Living with chronic pain was never something I imagined for myself.

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I'm At Risk For A Genetic Disease & Choosing Not To Get Tested — Here's Why

It is a personal decision that I have not taken lightly.

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My Symptoms Were Pinned To Postpartum — Then I Was Diagnosed With This Condition

Always trust your intuition.

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Meghan O'Rourke Shares Her Journey With An Invisible Illness

Why did it take so long to get answers?

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Nine Doctors Missed This Diagnosis & It Almost Destroyed My Family

Find a supportive physician for your diagnostic journey.

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The Most Inspiring Health Stories Real People Shared With Us This Year

Here: every single invisible illness story from the past year.

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I Experienced Symptoms That Resembled Anxiety — Then I Got This Diagnosis

It's so much more nuanced than people realize.

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I'm A Dietitian With Bipolar II: My Journey To A Diagnosis

Plus, how changing my lifestyle helped.

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Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Management & Misconceptions

How I manage my illness, from the diagnosis 11 years ago until now.

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I Thought My Strange Symptoms Were All In My Head—Then I Got These 2 Diagnoses

I’m still a work-in-progress but am so much better than before—mentally and physically.

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I Was Breaking Out In Hives & It Took More Than A Diagnosis To Find Out Why

Never stop asking <em>why </em>until you have your answer.

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I'm An Olympian & I Struggled With Mental Health For Years Before Getting Help

I was deeply entwined in an abusive relationship with my eating disorder.

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