When I was diagnosed with adult epilepsy, I realized I needed to invest in a medical alert bracelet. Medical dog tags are marked with specific symbols that alert rescue workers that you have an illness (such as diabetes, heart disease, allergy, etc.) that requires attention if you are unable to speak for yourself. Paramedics will need to look out for these IDs, which are usually worn on your body. The tags can contain as little or as much information as you need (e.g. diagnostics, emergency contacts, instructions). Similar to a wedding ring, you should theoretically wear a medical piece of jewelry every day because you never know when a situation like a seizure will occur. Unlike a wedding ring, however, as I quickly found out, the medical jewelry options available are quite unattractive. There are a variety of chunky military-style tags and bracelets on the market that remind me of Swiss Army Knives.
Now durability and visibility are important, especially if you have a serious, life-threatening medical condition. But if I have to wear something indefinitely, I shouldn̵
Below are a number of engravable jewelry options that are stylish and Protect yourself.
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