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Personal Voices

Image of a man in T shirt and jeans with schizophrenia hearing voices, hallucinating

I Hallucinated I Belonged to the British Royal Family

A person with schizophrenia can start to lose normal thoughts as T.J.  had when he was diagnosed with...
Image of a mother looking down lovingly at a new born baby in her arms

Breastfeeding Has Been My Toughest Journey

Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed a baby but for some mothers it can be a harrowing experience that is never...
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Life Lesson I Learnt Watching my Papa Die

We prepare ourselves for everything, but most of us are in denial about death. Aparna Das shares the one final lesson...
Jyotsna on

My Disability Took A Back Seat To Motherhood

Jyotsna Kumar, was living with Sensiro Neural Deafness. But the birth of her child with congenital heart defect and...
Image: Deepa Jacob with her daughter Asawari a musical talent who died of a rare form of leukemia

A Mother Never Comes To Terms With Losing Her Child. Ever.

A loss of a child is unimaginable. Different people try to cope with it in different ways. Deepa and Jacob K Joy set up...
Image of Gopa a black haired woman looking at the camera, living with Lupus in Mumbai, India

If You Stop Focussing On The Pain, It Gets Easier

Gopa, 49 from Mumbai was diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis soon after her breast cancer treatment ended. She shares the...
Alina Rizvi (on the left) with her mother and ovarian cancer patient Rabab Rizvi

Ovarian Cancer - Journey Through The Lens Of A Mother-Daughter Duo

This mother-daughter interview takes us through a journey of a patient and caregiver, facing the turmoil of ovarian...
Thalassemia patient Gagandeep Singh Chandok is on the right most in white T-shirt with his  brother and his parents

We Need Supportive Thalassemia Policies to Survive

Gagandeep Singh Chandok, 35, who has thalassemia, had started an online petition in 2017 urging the Government of India...
Image: A visibly pregnant woman in blue pants and a light top holding her baby bump

The Reason Behind a Painful Pregnancy

Porrselvi was very excited about her pregnancy and was looking forward to it. Strong and sharp abdominal pains in the...
Mr Dugar, bespectacled man with black hair holding a mike sharing tips on improving quality of life with Parkinsons

"If I Can Change, So Can Others"

Sudha Meiyappan, founder of Parivarthan, shares Mr. Sagarmal Dugar's conscious approach to Parkinson's and to his life...

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