The Frustration of an Invisible Condition!
Has anyone ever said to you, "You look fine, it's hard to believe you're sick!" or something similar? Many people in our community have expressed their frustration with COPD being "invisible" in that you can't necessarily see the symptoms and challenges that can come along with it.
Join us this month as we talk about the invisibility of COPD: discuss it in the forums, ask a question, share your story, read about it - anything you choose!
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See how other members of the community talk about COPD being invisible.The Invisibility of COPD
By Editorial Team
COPD can be considered an “invisible illness”, meaning that even though a person is sick, other people can’t necessarily see that, and it makes it hard for others to understand what the person is going through...
I Came Out of the COPD Closet
By Janet Plank
For those that don’t have COPD and other invisible illnesses, they might not understand why I see this as “coming out of the closet”...READ MORE
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