Invisible illnesses are not a rarity.
Approximately half of North Americans have a chronic condition; over 90% of these are not outwardly symptomatic. This means millions of people live with chronic illnesses that are not visible to others. The list of conditions includes gastrointestinal illnesses such as Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome; illnesses characterized by intense pain and fatigue such as arthritis, SLE, myalgic encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and fibromyalgia; autoimmune disorders, certain neurological diseases and more.
The articles below will provide fact-checked introductory information about a variety of common chronic conditions. Consider them a good place to start. Read more about invisible illnesses here.
Other Fatigue Conditions
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