Editor’s Choice: Acromegaly Options and Living Happy with Rare Disease

Welcome to this week’s Editor’s Choice!

Those with acromegaly have a few options for treatment. Pituitary surgery and clinical trials for new drugs are two of these acromegaly treatment options, explored here at Patient Worthy.

When living with POTS, it can be difficult to find the right balance of health and happiness, especially when your symptoms seem to run your life. This week, we have two great resources for those of us suffering with this condition.

So sit back and enjoy this week’s Editor’s Choice!

 

 

What You Need to Know Before Opting for Pituitary Surgery

Pituitary surgery as acromegaly treatment has been encouraged in the past.

But today is a new age and there are more viable and safe treatment options available for those suffering from this rare disease. Read here to find out more.



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Acromegaly Clinical Trial: MPOWERED

Speaking of acromegaly options, Chiasma is conducting another clinical trial!

The goal is to test the efficacy of a new drug product. Click here to see if you are eligible.



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5 Things You Need To Know About Living Happy With POTS

You read that right. Living happy with POTS, not pot. Though the latter probably isn’t as difficult as the former (joking).

But seriously, living happy with this condition can be problematic– which is why we want you to see this blogger’s 5 tips for living happy!



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Here’s the Unexpected Home of the Best POTS Information

Truth: I’ve never been a Pinterester… until now.

Aside from some neat DIY home projects and crafts, they actually have a ton of awesome POTS info. Read here to find out what won us over!


Jessica Gladwell

Jessica Gladwell

Jessica Gladwell is one of PW's consultants and patient editors. She has lived with late-stage, chronic Lyme and POTS since circa 2002. She has also served as a caregiver to close family members with late-stage, chronic Lyme. Before diagnosis, she served as a business consultant for a large corporation and PM for a small digital branding agency. Now, she is proactive in the rare and neurological disease community, spreading awareness and advising on matters of health and lifestyle when living with a chronic illness.

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