Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

I Freaked Out in the MRI Machine

Here’s what life is like with claustrophobia and anxiety

A woman lays on her back in an MRI machine near a male healthcare worker who is operating the machine
Image Credit: Photo by MART PRODUCTION

“Missy?” a nurse called from the doorway, scanning the room. I rose from my seat, and my friend KC followed me.

“She should probably wait out here,” the nurse said, referencing the waiting area.

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