Finding things tough?
Diagnosis can bring with it huge emotional upheaval. After feeling denial, anger, relief, guilt, and fear, you might be left feeling that life simply won’t be as good as it used to be – or as good as it would have been without the diagnosis.
It’s important not to ignore these feelings – it won’t make them go away. They’re normal reactions to a diagnosis of a long-term condition. For many people, the emotional impact of their condition can hit them just as hard as the physical impact. The pages in this section are here to help you through this.