Living With Sickle Cell Disease Is a Constant Battle With Pain, According to One Woman Who Has It
People always tell Danielle Jamison, 35, that she "doesn't look sick." But the genetic blood disorder she's battled since childhood makes day-to-day life a challenge.
5 Anxiety-Reducing Resources For People With Invisible Illnesses to Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic
5 Anxiety-Reducing Resources for People With Invisible Illnesses to Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic
People with invisible illnesses may need extra help during this stressful time.
Health Is Partnering With 'Made Visible' Podcast on a 6-Week Writing Workshop and Essay Contest
Learn how to share your invisible illness story through writing.
I Hid My Genetic Disorder for Years—Until Doctors Found a Golf Ball-Size Cyst in My Lung
All her life, Harper Spero, 35, has been living with a rare, incurable syndrome that affects her immune system. But it wasn't until she underwent life-threatening surgery in her late 20s that she began facing the challenges of this invisible illness.
I Was Accidentally Hit on the Head—and I'm Still Struggling With the Side Effects of a Brain Injury a Year Later
Post-Concussion Syndrome Makes It Hard for Me to Function—Here's What It's Like
After an accidental hit to the head, Kate Anderson, 37, was diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury, which led to post-concussion syndrome. A year later, day-to-day life with this isolating disorder remains a challenge.
I'm a 22-Year-Old With Fibromyalgia—and Some Days I Wish I Could Detach Myself From My Body
After years of debilitating pain, Bel Banta was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a disorder that's not well understood by doctors. Here, she shares what it's like to be 22 years old and living with episodes of chronic pain few people are aware of.