U.S. Southeast and Rural Areas Have More Severe COVID-19 Tied to Chronic Illness

U.S. Southeast and Rural Areas Have More Severe COVID-19 Tied to Chronic Illness

Story Highlights Certain co-existing health problems like obesity and diabetes and lung, heart and kidney disease have been associated with increased risk for severe symptoms and death from COVID-19. A recent CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report reported that underlying conditions contributing to greater risk for severe COVID-19 disease are more prevalent in the southeast […]

Chronic Illness “Short Film” | Julia Cimorose

I have chronic illness. People also call it invisible illness. I just look like a normal girl, right? Well, I’m not. I have many different illnesses. Dysautonomia. POTS—Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. EDS—Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. MCAS—Mast cell activation syndrome. … Which those three are a trifecta. CRPS—Complex regional pain syndrome. CIRS—Chronic inflammatory response syndrome. CAPS—Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome. […]

Half of America’s Kids Suffer from Chronic Illness and It’s Getting Worse

Half of America’s Kids Suffer from Chronic Illness and It’s Getting Worse

It is hard to imagine a country where half of the children born will be diagnosed with autism. Yet, that is the scenario that senior research scientist Stephanie Seneff, PhD of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) thinks the United States may face in 2025. I wrote about this in my last article in The […]