Title: The invisible kingdom : reimagining chronic illness
By: Meghan O’Rourke
This book traces the history of Western definitions of illness, and reveals how inherited ideas of cause, diagnosis, and treatment have led us to ignore a host of hard-to-understand medical conditions.
Title: Long illness : a practical guide to surviving, healing, and thriving
By: Meghan Jobson
In 2020, a surge of long-haul COVID-19 patients came to Drs. Jobson and Morgan's clinics and one thing was clear to them: We have seen this before. The pattern was strikingly similar to other long conditions: fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain, post-infectious syndromes, and autoimmune diseases. And that is because long illnesses manifest in similar ways.
Title: The wellness trap : break free from diet culture, disinformation, and dubious diagnoses--and find your true well-being
By: Christy Harrison
Wellness culture promotes a standard of health that is often both unattainable and deeply harmful. Many people with chronic illness understandably feel dismissed or abandoned by the healthcare system and find solace in alternative medicine, as Harrison once did.