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How Social Media Hides the Reality of Chronic Illness

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The explosion of social media over the last 15 years has opened doors for people in many ways. It has the power to connect like-minded people all over the world, at any time, it gives instant feedback and increases your visibility.

In the world of chronic illness, it has given people the power to educate themselves about their conditions, to share and learn from each other’s expertise, allowing them to become truly empowered in their own health and wellness so they can work with health professionals to manage their conditions long-term.

Personally, I have learnt so much online, instant access to information fuels my desire to know more. I have connected with some truly amazing people from all over the world who I wouldn’t have had the

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