Wednesday, February 03, 2010

For years her epilepsy was seen as panic attacks, menstrual issues, migraines, stress, low-glucose, anxiety, and depression, and treated with medications such as birth control pills and anti-depressants. In a medical system where womens' physical problems are often seen as psychological, doctors do not speak to one another, and the prescription pad is preferenced over genuine dialogue between doctor and patient, this lady fights against the medical opinion that it was “all in her head.

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