Story: Woman Loses Family and Many Years to Misdiagnosis

I think I've been sick for a long time. When I was 19, I got married and had my first child at 21. I felt like it wasn't fulfilling, even though I loved her and was very devoted. LIfe seemed so blah to me. People asked if I was depressed, but I associated that with something not to be really admitted to. I mostly learned to deal with the feelings of life being unfulfilling and tried my best to do the mom thing, even taking up homeschooling and working hard to learn the ropes of it, spending lots of time with my children (I had four) and doing what I could.

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4 Out of 5 Doctors…Are Wrong

Women with chronic health conditions often go from doctor to doctor before they find one who actually takes their complaints seriously. There’s no way to know how many women give up before reaching a proper diagnosis, but it stands to reason that many do. Because, really, if the last four doctors you saw told you your symptoms are psychosomatic or exaggerations or caused by depression, can they all be wrong?

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