Stiff Person Syndrome Locks Up One Woman's Body

Kristie Tunick, 32, was determined to go to her future brother-in-law's 2007 wedding, despite being ill for several years from stomach problems and an autoimmune condition that leaves her weak. In the end, Tunick went and had a terrific time. But she paid for it later when her body became achy and stiff. "We were getting ready to leave, but I felt so ill," Tunick recalled. "It was one of the first times I felt really stiff. I thought it was due to the flu, that I was achy and so it was hard...Full Story
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