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Stop Offering Me Your Unsolicited Medical Advice

“Have you tried…?” and other things people with chronic conditions are tired of hearing.

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I have chronic conditions and comorbidities. It’s a hard thing for me to talk about. It has a name, but I struggle to say it. And to be honest, to further prove the point of this article and avoid the very thing I’m denouncing in the…




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