86. A Rare Diagnosis for Women: Stiff Person Syndrome With Tisha Foster


Tisha Foster opens up about her rare condition, Stiff Person Syndrome. Today we discuss what exactly it is, the symptoms, and how she copes with it on a daily basis. It specifically affects the nervous system and brain and is a one-in-a-million disease. 


Tisha is committed to bringing awareness to the world by sharing the symptoms, the hardship that her condition brings and how it affects the people around an individual living with this disability.


We talk about:

  • 02:00 - I’m traveling to Costa Rica
  • 08:20 - Tisha’s health story and how she got diagnosed with Stiff Person Syndrome
  • 11:45 - What is Stiff Person Syndrome
  • 13:00 - Getting diagnosed as a woman with a sickness that’s usually common with men
  • 16:20 - The last spasm Tisha had and what she does to reduce the frequency of her spasms
  • 25:00 - Connection between the mind, body, and spirituality
  • 28:00 - Habits that help Tisha foster her spiritual connection
  • 30:00 - Tisha’s diet to help her with her condition and common misconceptions on people who have SPS
  • 35:00 - Tisha’s book - My Journey With God Through Stiff Person Syndrome




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