With our ongoing “What Helps Me” series, The Mighty is leaning into what sets us apart from other health sites: We aim to provide real health advice from real people who live it.
In this spirit, we asked our community for the best insights and tips they’ve developed for managing their conditions. As always, they responded with their unique health stories and we are happy to pass along their well-tested resources to you.
Responses have been lightly edited for length and clarity. Today, we meet Mighty member Ellen. She is 71 years old and lives with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). Ellen, what helps you? THE MIGHTY: What helps you most when your condition affects your physical health? ELLEN: Trying to still find a way to live with purpose and meaning while addressing all that is in my limited control with an out-of-control condition.Read more on themighty.com