86. A Rare Diagnosis for Women: Stiff Person Syndrome With Tisha Foster
Thu, Feb 10, 22
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