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Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

I want to share my story to possibly help another person and to hopefully help others who are still facing their own health unknowns. I struggled for years with extreme fatigue, major skin problems, muscle weakness, escalating eye issues, and a host of other unexplained symptoms. I moved to Georgia [...]

Created by iggeez

Surgery helps Jody get control of her life

When Jody Wobbe played basketball in high school, she occasionally fell down. "My legs would just give out," she recalls. "I could always pop right back up, so it was no big deal." But in the back of her mind, Jody knew something was wrong. The problem began during Jody's [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard

Myasthenia gravis - Early detection and right treatment

James (Jim) Miller wasn't sure if it was just part of the normal aging process or if retirement wasn't agreeing with him. Whatever the reason, it became nearly exhausting for him just to eat. A native of River Falls, Wis., Jim had recently retired from his job in health care [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard

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