Pain and Prejudice: What’s It Like Living With Chronic Pain?

Aug 12, 2021, 08:38 AM

Decoding Pain | Chronic pain warriors talk living with the invisible illness, prejudice, and mental health.

"When I asked the neurologist to explain my diagnosis of fibromyalgia, he told me to google it," says Swati, a lawyer, activist, and a chronic pain warrior.

"When the pain is invisible, people can be apathetic, they often think we're faking it, or being lazy," says Pooja, a writer and a vocal mental health and disability activist.

"I don't want my pain to become my identity," says Anubha, a dentist and another chronic pain warrior

In this podcast, 3 chronic pain warriors share with us their personal stories (which are also that of thousands more) of living with chronic pain and its invisible struggles.