No myositis patient should feel their medical staff is not taking them seriously, especially because of their gender.
The opioid crisis is real and should be addressed, but there is no excuse for the damage it has done to people with incurable pain....
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Clinically Amyopathic Dermatomyositis
Inclusion Body Myositis
Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy
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Living the #MyositisLIFE for many of us.
How can I raise awareness if I'm not honest and real about all that comes with dermatomyositis?
Our symptoms and histories aren’t two second sound bites. We have complicated health histories and they matter, both for us to be heard and also...
We explain and highlight a personal account of how one patient fought the insurance company trying to deny a medication for myositis.
New symptoms are not only an indication of a myositis “flare”, sometimes new symptoms mean an emergence of overlap of other conditions.
I realized that healing includes body, soul and mind.
I don't let this disease define me. I respect it. I acknowledge it. I am actually proud at times knowing it tried to break me,...
Although my siblings tell me everything is fine, I know it's not. I'm with my mother every day... there's no way to make it look...
I live my life on my terms - finding joy in the everyday things, surrounding myself with people who love and support me and feeding...
I have polymyositis and was been diagnosed 28 years ago. Despite ups and downs in my treatments, my motto "Hope, Courage, Strength" keeps me going...
I’m feeling more and more isolated and alone because of this illness. I’ve held off writing publicly about it because then there’s pity and the...