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Coming to Terms With My Connective Tissue Disease Completely Changed the Way I Parent

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popsugar Nehjla Mashal, PhD
2020-01-02 20:25:03

Five years ago, I was diagnosed with an undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD). My main symptoms include joint pain, fatigue, neuropathy, anemia, and dry eyes and mouth. Before I got treatment, it became difficult to walk for more than short spurts and do things that used to come easily to me, whether that was dancing or opening a jar. I'm a physical person, and could feel my UCTD ...

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