Meet warrior, Allyson Finn. Allyson is a chronic illness advocate, substitute teacher, actress, and business consultant who has spent the last decade unraveling different health issues caused by a hypermobile form of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Recently, Allyson has been experiencing symptoms including severe gastro issues possibly due to POTS, a comorbidity of Ehlers-Danlos. A true veteran of managing chronic illness, Allyson has developed valuable self-advocacy skills in order to best support her physical and mental health. Listen as Allyson shares her thoughts on self-advocating when managing new or difficult doctors and searching for the best medical team and solutions for you. She firmly believes you are the expert on your own body!
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