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Finding Grace When Breath becomes Burdensome

Swarnalatha, who lives with the chronic disease Multiple Sclerosis, needs hospitalization for 6-8 weeks twice...
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Ways to De-stress during Chemotherapy Sessions

Mariyam Raza Haider, 26, gives a first person account of how she makes her father’s chemotherapy cycles for aggressive...
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My Medication Caused Bone Health Deterioration

Parul, 48 from Mumbai talks about tackling hypothyroidism in her own way, accompanied by food cravings and a...

My Road to Freedom After I Started Reading in Braille

When a series of catastrophic medical incidents left Payal Kapoor blind, deaf and a veritable vegetable (as she felt...
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I Should Have Gone For A Second Opinion

Gita Kantawala, 72 from Mumbai had a complete knee replacement of left knee preceded by arthroscopy due to a meniscus...
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Stronger, Healthier, Mindful and Happier

It’s 2018. The beginning of a New Year. Time for resolutions and reflections; time to pen down dreams and desires, to...
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The Secret Mantra of Living Well with Chronic Conditions

In the journey of chronic conditions, there are often many lows and it is important to find the mantra that helps us...

Chasing Windows: What Recovery from Depression Feels Like

Recovering from depression isn’t easy, but not impossible. Shubhrata Prakash, an officer with the Indian Revenue...
Rashmi Satam - Mountaineering with Epilepsy

With My Epilepsy in Control, I go Mountain Climbing

Rashmi Satam, 30, a passionate mountain climber and adventure sports enthusiast, does not let epilepsy obstruct her...
Javed Ameer a stroke survivor who talks of his rehab journey

My 3 Tips For Rehabilitation After A Cerebral Stroke

Javed Ameer talks about how he picked up the pieces after a cerebral stroke and his three mantras for successful rehab...

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