So many suffer from it, yet so few know of it: Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Through story and investigation, one of its many sufferers shines a light on this mysterious illness.
From the earliest signs of the environmentally acquired illness called Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) to the implications of a future with CIRS, Viviane Lovato takes you along her journey with this complex condition that causes chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and more. She goes in-depth into its effects on her health, her life — both personal and professional — her family, and those around her. It's a story full of ups and downs, heart-wrenching truths, and hope.
After revealing on a deep and personal level what it means to live with CIRS, Viviane covers in detail the many hurdles facing those with this complex disease. From finding a doctor who can diagnose you to seeking out the professionals needed for effective treatment, she covers why these barriers exist, what is being done to overcome them, and what else can and needs to be done so that more than just the lucky few can recover.