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Do you live with an invisible condition?

Last updated 09:23 07/11/2016
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Chronic conditions don't always have external symptoms.

Do you live with an invisible condition?

Share your stories, photos and videos.

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How do you make people understand that you're ill if you don't have any physical symptoms?

As Shabnam Dastgheib reports, for those with a chronic illness or condition, managing medication, exercise, diet and health outcomes is often combined with managing other people's expectations and well-intentioned suggestions.

Chronic illnesses, conditions and disabilities such as arthritis, dementia, hearing loss, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes or depression may not always be visible on the outside, but their effects can be just as devastating, and painful, as an obvious wound.

We'd like to hear from people who suffer from a chronic illness or condition. By sharing your story, you could help others understand the daily battles of those with hidden pains.

What is your condition and how does it affect your life?

How do you manage it, and what are people's attitudes towards it?

To tell your story, click the green button below.


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