When Unexpected Illness Prompts Career Changes

Justin Balch has lived many lives, having been derailed several times by chronic pain and health issues. While studying as a saxophone performer he developed a mystery pain that forced him to put down his instrument permanently. He adjusted course and became a professional audio engineer, until a barotrauma caused Read more…

Rolling with a Mystery Disability

Like millions of other Americans, Mya suffers from a disabling undiagnosed disease. She experiences constant pain, brain fog, and requires a wheelchair to be mobile. But she is also a viral TikTok sensation, known for her joyous attitude, dance moves and social activism on behalf of the disabled community. In Read more…

Living with a Chronic Mystery Illness

Jesse Mercury has been experiencing bizarre health symptoms on and off for most of his life. His symptoms include cognitive impairment, inability to control his arms and legs, difficulty speaking, muscle spasms, extreme fatigue and chronic pain. Throughout his life these symptoms have become increasingly severe, to the point where Read more…