Managing Fabry Disease Requires Me to Put Mind Over Matter

Managing Fabry Disease Requires Me to Put Mind Over Matter

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Managing Fabry Disease Requires Me to Put Mind Over Matter

Throughout my life, I’ve often put mind over matter to cope with the manifestations of my multisystem disease. I used this mindset during my 27-year military career to meet the rigorous physical demands of military life while managing Fabry symptoms, including: heart disease kidney disease lung disease chronic pain (small fiber peripheral neuropathy) and chronic achiness chronic gastrointestinal (GI) issues impaired ability to perspire (hypohidrosis) and overheating easily chronic lower leg edema Looking back, I…

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