Best Chronicillness podcasts we could find (Updated May 2019)
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The world-leading team at The Optimum Health Clinic offer strategies to support healing from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia.
 
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This EndoLife
Monthly
 
From surgery to natural therapies, This EndoLife brings you guests who are challenging chronic illnesses and mental health issues in their own unique ways, and are changing lives with their inspiring work. Hosted by Jessica Duffin of This EndoLife.com.
 
Have You Tried Yoga? is a comedic podcast about chronic pain featuring guest interviews, listener submissions and snarky advice. Put on a heat pack, throw down some codeine and get ready to do anything but Child's Pose with Emma and Georgia.
 
On the Chronically Healing podcast, you'll hear Jessie Deschane, a chronic illness coach living with Hashimotos Thyroiditis, have conversations with people just like you who are on their own unique chronic illness healing journey.
 
Lyme Voice is dedicated to those who are suffering and living with chronic Lyme Disease and other chronic illnesses. ~Designed to Educate.Inspire.Encourage ~We explore the often complex social and emotional aspects that impact households across the country. ~Authors, MD's, patients and other professionals share their knowledge and wisdom. Every podcast will be carefully structured to help you find a path towards wellness. #FightHealLive #FightingIsAMindset #LymeVoice
 
Advice and suggestions for people with recent onset disabilities or chronic illnesses on how to handle life and all the little things that no one thinks to tell you about beforehand.
 
Chronic illness and other health challenges can be a real bummer--but they don't have to be the end of joy and fulfillment. It turns out we can still have epic lives, even when our bodies have plans of their own. Join San Francisco psychotherapist Lauren Selfridge for honest, humorous, and inspiring conversations with people who get what it's like to live with health challenges. Whether you're in the car, on a walk, in the waiting room, or lying in bed, we'll be here to keep you company alon ...
 
Chronic illness and other health challenges can be a real bummer--but they don't have to be the end of joy and fulfillment. It turns out we can still have epic lives, even when our bodies have plans of their own. Join San Francisco psychotherapist Lauren Selfridge for honest, humorous, and inspiring conversations with people who get what it's like to live with health challenges. Whether you're in the car, on a walk, in the waiting room, or lying in bed, we'll be here to keep you company alon ...
 
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Made Visible
Weekly
 
Made Visible is a podcast that gives a voice to people with invisible illnesses. This podcast aims to change the conversation around invisible illnesses, helping those who experience them —whether as patients, caregivers, or friends or family members — feel more seen and heard.
 
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Narcolepsy 360
Monthly
 
Every person diagnosed with narcolepsy embarks on a unique journey. There is no standard path, and for many, this proves to be among the most challenging aspects of the disorder. The narcolepsy 360 podcasts are a series of interviews that take a panoramic view of narcolepsy from the patient, caregiver, research and clinical perspective. Each conversation draws on experiences, best practices and expert advice from patients, parents and doctors. From the latest research to lifestyle tips, our ...
 
On the Spectrum of Health Podcast, Dr. Christine Schaffner shares a spectrum of health and wellness information ranging from chronic illness to organic skin care and anti-aging. Dr. Schaffner sits at a unique vantage point in that she sees patients struggling with chronic illness from all over the world at the Sophia Health Institute (founded with Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt). She also created the Bella Fiore Organic Med Spa & Klinik in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Schaffner is passionate about shar ...
 
Playwright Dan Fishback interviews cultural luminaries in the apartment that he's too sick to leave. Dan brings NYC to him so he can send it to you.
 
Because ignorance kills, we are naturally inflamed.
 
On the Spectrum of Health Podcast, Dr. Christine Schaffner shares a spectrum of health and wellness information ranging from chronic illness to organic skin care and anti-aging. Dr. Schaffner sits at a unique vantage point in that she sees patients struggling with chronic illness from all over the world at the Sophia Health Institute (founded with Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt). She also created the Bella Fiore Organic Med Spa & Klinik in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Schaffner is passionate about shar ...
 
Lyme Voice is dedicated to those who are suffering and living with chronic Lyme Disease and other chronic illnesses. ~Designed to Educate.Inspire.Encourage ~We explore the often complex social and emotional aspects that impact households across the country. ~Authors, MD's, patients and other professionals share their knowledge and wisdom. Every podcast will be carefully structured to help you find a path towards wellness. #FightHealLive #FightingIsAMindset #LymeVoice
 
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Autoimmune Adventures
Monthly+
 
Autoimmune Adventures is a podcast dedicated to helping people with autoimmune disorders reclaim their health and their life. The mission is to share cutting edge information and tools for people living with chronic illness and to create a community of support. Episodes will inspire you to say yes to the call to adventure of an autoimmune diagnosis, motivate you to take action to improve your wellness, encourage you on your path, and empower you to recognize the truth of who you are. Topics ...
 
Our Hosts will discuss a variety of entertaining, educational and thoughtful topics. There is something for everyone!
 
How does living with disability and chronic illness impact on a person's quality of life? What are the consequences of physical limitations and treatment regimes? The tracks on his album explore real-life case studies in a variety of care environments. From domestic homes to residential and hospital settings, we explore physical, social and psychological impacts and investigate the extent to which care environments are enabling or disabling. The album also contains a fictional case study whi ...
 
HOW I’M LIVIN’ WITH CHEF BABETTE! WWPN launches with “How I’m Livin’ with Chef Babette!” a 30-minute podcast that comes out twice a week. Co-host Chef Babette Davis owns Stuff I Eat vegan restaurant in Inglewood, California with husband Rondal Davis. WWPN producer and co-host Marci Kenon checks in weekly with the 65-years-young celebrity chef and fitness enthusiast known as much for her incredible physique as she is known for her vegan soul food platter. Chef Babette is an entrepreneur and s ...
 
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First, Dan talks about how chronic illness makes him care too much about TV. But what's really important is that he then talks to musical theater writer Michael R. Jackson about Michael's upcoming show "A Strange Loop," which starts previews at Playwrights Horizons on May 24th, 2019. They talk about the 16-year evolution of the piece, "what it' ...…
 
Today’s episode is with the absolutely incredible Emily Sauer; founder of Ohnut and co-founder of Lady Bits League and the Sexual Wellness Summit. After years and years of enduring painful sex in silence, Emily made it her mission to find a way to make sex pleasurable again for her and people with vaginas all over the world. Ohnut was the resul ...…
 
A complex illness like ME CFS can exhibit many different symptoms and co-morbidities. Being able to make sense of the cycles and systems affected can help us find pieces to work with that keep patients from healing. The body has a natural tendencey towards healing so we try to discover all the pieces of the ME/CFS puzzle and delicately try to b ...…
 
This episode with Rachel Hill of The Invisible Hypothyroidism was one of my favorites! I connected so quickly to Rachel because I really resonated with her story. Rachel is an advocate for those living with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's. She creates content so others living with the same disease can take action toward being an advocate for the ...…
 
Aaron Sanchez gives a candid look at his struggles. As he discusses Chronic Illness and How it affects the caretaker in illness. In his case, he is also is a Father and Husband. Join him as he discusses a topic that has not been addressed nearly as much as the disease or patients struggles have. This is a very important part of the path to heal ...…
 
Today is a good one. In this episode I’m sharing with you the key tools and endometriosis resources that have enabled me to live a life which is pretty much free from endometriosis pain. Honestly, these resources are the best out there - I’ve done a heck of a lot of research and I’ve tried all the things, and these guys come out on top for me. ...…
 
Nicole Jeray is an LPGA tour player and long-time advocate for narcolepsy awareness. Since graduating from Northern Illinois University, she has played professional golf worldwide for 22 years. Nicole is her own agent and has negotiated all of her sponsorship arrangements. In this episode, we hear Nicole’s diagnosis journey and how she navigate ...…
 
In today's episode I chat with Briana Gunn, a Naturopath who focuses on Lyme and Mold disease after having her own journey with each and realizing how terrifying it is and how unsupported she felt. I ask Briana tons of questions about the risks of mold, how to combat Lyme and a bit about gut and mental health. In this episode, we chat about: Mo ...…
 
It can be a real challenge to commit to future plans when we're still working on our recovery from ME CFS or Fibromyalgia. Alex offers some tips about how to handle social commitments when you really don't know if you'll be well enough to attend.By The Optimum Health Clinic.
 
Dan is too sick to talk to a guest, so, despite his instinct to avoid/ignore/diminish the gravity of his condition, he actually just talks to you about being sick. Website: http://danfishback.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/dangerfishback Instagram: http://instagram.com/dangerfishback Facebook: http://facebook.com/danfishbackofficial…
 
That morning cup of coffee. There’s not much out there that I love more. But my experiences with coffee and endometriosis are not great - in fact, caffeine has always worsened my endometriosis symptoms and when I eliminated caffeine, my symptoms improved dramatically. So what’s the deal? Today I’m talking about endometriosis and caffeine, from ...…
 
On today's episode we have the wonderful Ali Daniel of Punch Drunk Soul! Ali was actually a coach of mine when I was in Path to Freedom last year. On today's episode we chat about the chronic illness that she dealt with for years while in the beginning stages of her business. I loved hearing Ali's story and her take on why alignment is so cruci ...…
 
In this short Facebook Live session, Alex explains the importance of making recovery the most important goal in your day to day life, especially in the early stages. If we have multiple goals or priorities it can put our health in a back seat when we should be making choices that are best for our body and recovery. Are you giving your recovery ...…
 
Today I’m back talking about my experience of the endometriosis diet - which is a loose term we now use for what is essentially an anti-inflammatory diet for endometriosis. In this episode, I’m focusing specifically on sugar. I talk about the reasons that sugar can make endometriosis symptoms worse and the research behind this, and how I’ve man ...…
 
In this ep, Sarah & Aaron Sanchez discuss treatment progress at Envita Medical. Along with the mindset struggles and needs, in order to not just survive treatment but to conquer! Join us as we discuss the issues of "9 acts of resilience" in Ep 076. Links: Kangen Water- 505-681-1770 Envita Medical -Envita Medical Facebook: Sarah Schlichte Sanche ...…
 
In this ep, Sarah & Aaron Sanchez discuss treatment progress at Envita Medical. Along with the mindset struggles and needs, in order to not just survive treatment but to conquer! Join us as we discuss the issues of "9 acts of resilience" in Ep 076. Links: Kangen Water- 505-681-1770 Envita Medical -Envita Medical Facebook: Sarah Schlichte Sanche ...…
 
This is this second of a two-episode series in our deep dive into idiopathic hypersomnia and potential relation to type 2 narcolepsy. This week we are speaking Betsy Ashcraft. Betsy Ashcraft is a retired lawyer who practiced law for over 20 years specializing in securities and corporate litigation, and capital markets. She is also the mother of ...…
 
In today's episode I'm taking you through the simple lifestyle changes I've made in the last 6+ months that have dropped my autoimmune response levels by over 100 units! Most of these things are simple, lifestyle changes that anyone can do at anytime! Blog: www.justjessieblog.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/chronically.healing Facebook Group: ...…
 
Bridgit Danner breaks down DIY detoxes into manageable steps and offers listeners an opportunity to learn even more at the DIY Detox Summit. For more information about Bridgit, visit www.bridgitdanner.com. For more information about the DIY Detox Summit, visit http://healthaffiliate.center/20893-53.html.…
 
Bridgit Danner breaks down DIY detoxes into manageable steps and offers listeners an opportunity to learn even more at the DIY Detox Summit. For more information about Bridgit, visit www.bridgitdanner.com. For more information about the DIY Detox Summit, visit http://healthaffiliate.center/20893-53.html.…
 
Through his personal experience and extensive education in various psychological approaches, Alex offers his recommendations for what kind of psychology work might be right for you depending on where you are on your recovery journey. There are many different tools to work with the past, the present, and the future - and the recovery path requir ...…
 
When Sophia Saad was younger, learning wasn’t especially fun for her. Years later, as a teacher and art therapist, Sophia had the chance to provide students with learning opportunities that she didn’t have. Working with special education students, Sophia found her calling in the classroom. On today’s episode, we talk about her experience as a t ...…
 
Dan talks to feminist playwright and lapsed punk folksinger Gina Young about her introduction to Riot Grrrl, the plays she made at WOW Cafe, the wrong lessons she learned about theater and commerce, her years as a traveling folksinger, her break-up with punk rock, Feminist Acting Class, and her evolving feelings about art and industry. Featurin ...…
 
Today is a long awaited episode - how to manage endometriosis at work with Clare Knox of See Her Thrive. I know I’m not the only one who struggled in the workplace with endometriosis, from explaining endometriosis to a boss to work place accomodations for the disease, it’s a grey area which causes a hell of a lot of anxiety for many of us. So I ...…
 
So, you or a loved one has (or thinks they have) Lyme disease. Now what? This book was written to answer just that question, and to serve as a starting point for those inflicted with Lyme (Borreliosis) and/or its co-infections such as Babesia and Bartonella. The book will also provide family, friends, and caregivers a unique perspective into wh ...…
 
So, you or a loved one has (or thinks they have) Lyme disease. Now what? This book was written to answer just that question, and to serve as a starting point for those inflicted with Lyme (Borreliosis) and/or its co-infections such as Babesia and Bartonella. The book will also provide family, friends, and caregivers a unique perspective into wh ...…
 
Today's episode is with my friend, Marci Nevin! Marci and I "met" via the wonderful Instagram and we've continued to follow each other over there for awhile. I knew I wanted to interview her once I started this podcast, so I'm so happy to have her on! Marci and I talk about chronic illnesses that she deals with (Hashimoto's, gut issues, psorias ...…
 
The advice, "listen to your body" sounds like it should be easy, but it isn't quite as simple as it seems. We often get conflicting messages from our body and it can be tricky to decide which message to listen to. Alex offers advice on how to make the next best informed decision based on all the information available.…
 
Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age nine didn’t stop Amanda Goldberg from pursuing a competitive tennis career. Due to sports injuries, however, Amanda ultimately left tennis and joined the family business, Goldberg’s Famous Bagels. On today’s episode, Amanda and I talk about how tennis helped her develop the ability to really listen to ...…
 
I remember the days when I popped codeine all the time - it made me feel sick, drowsy and would give me awful migraines! The doctors wanted to put me on a type of painkillers I’d have to take every single day to be effective, which would make me very drowsy and I just thought there had to be another way. These days I have a drawer full of go-to ...…
 
This is this first of a two-episode series in our deep dive into Idiopathic hypersomnia and potential relation to type 2 narcolepsy. This week we are speaking Dr. David Rye. Dr. David Rye is Professor of Neurology at Emory University, board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Rye is also chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for Hyp ...…
 
This is one of my favorite podcast episodes ever! I had such an in-depth and enlightening chat with the brilliant Dr. Julia Greenspan on not only living with Lyme Disease, but also diagnosing and treating it in her practice. Even if you don't have Lyme Disease (like me) I still recommend listening in on this episode to understand what the disea ...…
 
Alex explores "Trauma", major disruptive life events, and "trauma", small or developmental patterns that can effect our well-being. By understanding and working with our own traumas, we can develop healthier relationships with ourselves and our experience in life. One benefit of addressing trauma can be calming the nervous system in order to he ...…
 
Yali Szulanski has navigated eating disorders, anxiety, depression, self harm, and trauma. Around ten years ago, she realized that if she didn’t seek recovery, she would continue to lose relationships in her life. On today’s episode, Yali and I talk about the role her husband has played in her recovery (and how she tried to convince him not to ...…
 
Dan searches for representation and finds only Yolanda Hadid on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills; he also talks to poet Stephen Ira about living in Iowa, Stephen's childhood perspective on 9/11 and the War in Iraq, that "weird abortion performance art scam girl," and the erotic Watchmen fan fiction novel Stephen wrote in high school. Plus: ...…
 
Today is a sort of part two to my first solo show about my endometriosis story. Last time I told you a lot more about the medical side of my experience - from my endometriosis diagnosis, symptoms and pretty bad experiences with surgery! Ultimately, that journey got me here - pretty much pain free most of the time, and if I do get pain, it’s onl ...…
 
Milena Simeonova chats with Dr. Schaffner about the importance of indoor lighting in maintaining a healthy brain. She discusses ways that you can start to transform your indoor lighting to keep you healthy and happy. For more on Milena, visit www.liteheal.com. For more Dr. Schaffner (including more podcasts!), visit www.drchristineschaffner.com.…
 
Milena Simeonova chats with Dr. Schaffner about the importance of indoor lighting in maintaining a healthy brain. She discusses ways that you can start to transform your indoor lighting to keep you healthy and happy. For more on Milena, visit www.liteheal.com. For more Dr. Schaffner (including more podcasts!), visit www.drchristineschaffner.com.…
 
Today on the podcast I'm taking you through the good, the bad and the ugly crying that has happened in the last month since getting my IUD out. Things haven't been as picture-perfect as I was expecting, but there have been some amazing things that my body has already healed in the past 4 weeks! Listen in below! Blog:www.justjessieblog.com Faceb ...…
 
Becoming familiar with and identifying thoughts of our energy-depleting "inner critic" can be huge in helping us identify unhelpful thought patterns or beliefs that we can stop and change. Changing the tone of our inner mental chatter to one that is positive and caring can free up emotional energy and help us make better choices. Alex also offe ...…
 
When journalist Susannah Meadows learned that her three-year-old son, Shepherd, had juvenile idiopathic arthritis, she was told there was no cure. Shepherd started medication, but not only was it ineffective, it made him feel sick. On today’s episode, Susannah and I talk about how experimentally changing Shepherd’s diet helped him completely re ...…
 
Today is a bit different… After an overwhelming response from you guys, I’m bringing in a mix of guests and solo shows. So I thought I’d start with my personal endometriosis story. This episode covers my experiences of my first endometriosis symptoms, my diagnosis, my experience with endometriosis surgery and the desperation that led me to disc ...…
 
Anna Leigh Marr is an actor, writer, voice-over artist and a person with Narcolepsy. In this episode, Anna shares her diagnosis journey whereupon it took 4 years to get properly diagnosed and all they while she completed her BA at Northwestern University. Claire and Anna discuss our culture’s glorification of the overworked/underslept lifestyle ...…
 
In this episode, Sarah and Aaron give an emotional update on their own journey back to treatment at Envita Medical. Based on the Netflix documentary HEAL....join them as they discuss: 9 Acts Of RESILIENCE (interwoven with personal examples and lessons learned) What is fascinating is that only 2 of the 9 are physical acts, like treatment or supp ...…
 
In this episode, Sarah and Aaron give an emotional update on their own journey back to treatment at Envita Medical. Based on the Netflix documentary HEAL....join them as they discuss: 9 Acts Of RESILIENCE (interwoven with personal examples and lessons learned) What is fascinating is that only 2 of the 9 are physical acts, like treatment or supp ...…
 
In this episode, Georgia and Emma sit down with Australian appearance activist Carly Findlay to discuss her new memoir Say Hello. Carly lives with a rare skin condition, Ichthyosis, and what she faces every day, and what she has to live with, will have you cheering for her and her courage and irrepressible spirit. Join us as we discuss activism ...…
 
Today's episode is with the wonderful Kate Garrity of Tonic Bar! We chat about all things gut health, over exercising, food restriction and the products Kate has at Tonic Bar! I hope you enjoy this episode! Kate's Links: Tonic Bar Website: www.mytonicbar.com Tonic Bar Instagram: www.instagram.com/mytonicbar/ Jessie's Links: Blog: www.justjessie ...…
 
The mental pattern of Windows ME means we run every thought and activity through the filter of having ME. This means every situation can cause stress if we continually question what the future holds for us which can increase the constant maladaptive stress response. At stage 1 Windows ME can help us find our boundaries, but beyond that it can s ...…
 
At age 29, CC Webster Marrone was an advertising executive specializing in pharmaceutical healthcare advertising. When she got her “cancer call” from the doctor who had performed her biopsy, she almost didn’t pick it up because she was in an important meeting. Now, as a Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor who is in remission, CC’s parameters for succes ...…
 
Dan rages at the "I'm Tired Too" people, compares his high school girlfriend to Captain Marvel, and talks to theater artist Kirya Traber about her Bay Area youth, her roots in socialist anti-war activism, being a Scorpio, repressing her inner nerd, and how Beyoncé taught her to love Star Trek. "Sick Day" is a listener supported podcast so pleas ...…
 
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