Category: Living with Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis and Quality of Life: A Dissertation

Sarcoidosis and Quality of Life: A Dissertation

Since sarcoidosis is a rare disease, there is a lot we don’t know about it. Scientists are working diligently to figure out the cause of sarcoidosis as well as find drugs that can be used to treat it. We already know how important these clinical trials are for...
How Does Sarcoidosis Affect Relationships?

How Does Sarcoidosis Affect Relationships?

We already know that sarcoidosis can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life. Sarcoidosis patients often live with debilitating fatigue, pain, and other symptoms that result in a life much different from the one they had before their diagnosis. There...
Buyer Beware: “Miracle Cures” for Sarcoidosis

Buyer Beware: “Miracle Cures” for Sarcoidosis

You may hear a lot of advice from many different sources on how to treat sarcoidosis. It probably feels overwhelming at times – especially when a lot of this advice is contradictory. Your doctor doesn’t necessarily know everything, so doing your own research is an...
How Can Stress Affect Sarcoidosis?

How Can Stress Affect Sarcoidosis?

Having a chronic illness is stressful. The frequent doctor’s appointments, the constant pain and fatigue, the looming fear of what turn the disease may take next. It’s hard to take your mind off of your illness long enough to relax. You may find that stress makes your...
Managing Your Work Life With Sarcoidosis

Managing Your Work Life With Sarcoidosis

Having sarcoidosis can turn your whole life upside-down. Dealing with chronic pain, fatigue, and other symptoms on a daily basis can affect not only your social and personal life, but also your work life. For many sarcoidosis patients, working is not an option....