Immunodeficiencies Unmasked: Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) and Granulomatous and Lymphocytic Interstitial Lung Disease (GLILD) and the Power of Plasma
This week the fellas are joined by Aubrey, a young adult living with Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) and Granulomatous and Lymphocytic Interstitial Lung Disease (GLILD), as she shares her journey of resilience. From symptoms to diagnosis and treatment, we explore the world of Primary Immunodeficiencies (PI) and the importance of plasma donations for PI patients. Aubrey candidly discusses her college experience with chronic illness and the uncertainties it brings to future plans. We also delve into the crucial topic of mental health and how Aubrey manages anxiety and depression. Dating and friendships as a young adult with an invisible illness are explored, shedding light on disclosure, relationship dynamics, and finding supportive partners. Don’t miss this empowering conversation that offers practical insights into living a fulfilling life despite the challenges of chronic illness.
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