Tag Archives: disease

Woman, 25, diagnosed with ALS eight years after the disease killed her twin sister and has 6 weeks

EXCLUSIVE: Thriving horse rider, 25, diagnosed with ALS 8 years after the disease killed her twin sister begs Donald Trump to help her access to $ 700,000 drug as doctors say she will likely stop breathing in weeks Jaci Hermstad, 25, was diagnosed with ALS in February, 8 years after her twin sister Alex died… Read More »

Woman battling rare ‘suicide disease’ says chronic pain condition is 'excruciating'

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Amy Pohl once led a normal life as a primary school teacher in the English county of Warwickshire. But the 25-year-old now suffers from a chronic pain condition known as complex regional pain syndrome, or CRPS, which has left her bedridden and forced to be fed through a feeding tube. FOX… Read More »

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »