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Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, Uncategorized

The year of not giving up

Last year was tough. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, a neuro-musculoskeletal pain disorder and my chronic pains basically decided everything for me. No, it has no cure. Chronic pain is a bitch . It eats and gnaws on you slowly leaving you such that you will never be whole again. It kills a part of… Continue reading The year of not giving up

How I_d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!
Caregiver, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, mental illness, self care, Self Care tips

How I’d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!

One of the most difficult parts of having an invisible illness like bipolar/depression/schizophrenia/Fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue etc. is that people never really understand the depth of your pain and how much you may be going through. Someone having to live with an invisible illness has to try and do so much more to be able to survive in… Continue reading How I’d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!

My everyday struggle with chronic pain, changed my mother's point of view
Caregiver, Central Pain Syndrome, chronic pain conditions, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, invisible illness

My everyday struggle with chronic pain, changed my mother’s point of view

When you suffer from chronic pain for a long time, a lot of changes come into your life. You have to adjust your habits, your environment, your routines accordingly. Chronic pain doesn't affect the person suffering through it alone, it affects your family too. Your parents, siblings, spouse all of them get affected by it… Continue reading My everyday struggle with chronic pain, changed my mother’s point of view

Painlessly Yours
Autoimmune conditions, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Hashimoto's disease, invisible illness, Letters, self care

Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self

Dear You, I know, what you are going through at this moment is terribly unbearable. But I want you to remember that "This pain doesn't define you." You are not this pain. You are not this disease. You are not the helplessness you experience. You are not the sympathy people give you. You are not… Continue reading Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self

Hypermobility syndrome
Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, Ehler Danlos Syndrome, invisible illness

Woes with my right hand (and my body in general)

I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type (hEDS), an inherited connective tissue disorder that leads to defects in a protein called collagen, which is the most common protein in our body. What my hEDS means in simple terms is that if my body were a building, it would be made of a defective construction material which happened to… Continue reading Woes with my right hand (and my body in general)

Chicken Broth Recipe
Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, IBD, invisible illness, Recipe

My Secret to Good Health with #IBD

I am an #IBD survivor. I have been suffering for a very long time. My daughter was just three years old at the time of the onset of my illness. She had been watching me since my first severe flare up. For the last 5 years she had been really concerned as my Emergency Room visits increased significantly.… Continue reading My Secret to Good Health with #IBD

Finding the right doctor can make a painful journey tolerable
Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, invisible illness

Finding the right doctor can make a painful journey tolerable.

Suffering from an illness is one of the hardest things a person will ever do. There is only one thing that can make the experience a bit tolerable - the right doctor. This is the story of Mrs.Bharti Kataria. She has come out of her endless struggle because of her courage, strong will, patience and… Continue reading Finding the right doctor can make a painful journey tolerable.

Doctor's Directory
Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, invisible illness

Why we feel a Doctor’s Directory is required?

Many of us have faced those tough times where we have gone to multiple doctors with our issues of severe pain to weird symptoms list and no idea how and why all this is happening to us. Confused and scared, with a hope that the doctor we are visiting will have all the answers to… Continue reading Why we feel a Doctor’s Directory is required?

Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, invisible illness

List of Conditions

These are the list of conditions, we at Chronic Pain India are trying to raise awareness for:- Ankylosing Spondylitis Arachnoiditis Arthritis Asthma Arthrofibrosis Ataxic Cerebral Palsy Autoimmune Atrophic Gastritis Autoimmune Diseases Avascular Necrosis Back Pain Behcet’s Disease Burning Mouth Syndrome Bursitis CADASIL- (Central Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cauda… Continue reading List of Conditions