Coronavirus and Multiple Sclerosis: “I Especially Want to Stay Relapse-free Now”

April 2, 2020

“Coronavirus is everywhere. It is in the media, in conversations at home, it is the dominant topic of the articles I am working on – and it is in my head. The first thing I wa... Read more

8 Apps to Help You Through the Coronavirus Crisis

March 27, 2020

The measures that are being taken to curb the coronavirus pandemic are affecting us all. Everyone must follow the rules being implemented to slow the spread of the virus and, ultimately, save lives. Restrictions around ... Read more

Coronavirus & Living with a Chronic Disease: Helpful Tips

March 18, 2020

Although many facts and details about the coronavirus outbreak are yet to be established, elderly people and people living with underlying health conditions have been identified as being particularly at risk. If you are living ... Read more

The 10 Best Thyroid Disorder Blogs - 2019 Edition

December 4, 2019

Thyroid disorders such as Hashimoto’s (hypothyroidism) and Graves’ disease (hyperthyroidism) are often misdiagnosed, which can make finding the right treatment a lengthy and stressful process. While each person with a thyroid disorder has their own ... Read more

10 of the Best HIV and AIDS Blogs in 2019

November 26, 2019

With World AIDS Day on 1st December just around the corner, we would like to commend these ten individuals and organizations for their blogs written for the HIV and AIDS community. As both HIV and ... Read more

Top 10 Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Blogs - 2019 Edition

November 22, 2019

Here’s a look at 10 of the best blogs written by people who have experienced the challenges of life with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s and have graciously chosen to share their experiences and advice with... Read more

5 Ways Smart Speakers Could Detect a Health Issue (and Possibly Save Your Life)

November 21, 2019

Smart speakers have evolved from simply playing music or answering questions on command; they are now capable of performing a multitude of roles in your home proving to be indispensable to many households. Google Assistant ... Read more

5 Serious Concerns About Smart Speakers Monitoring Your Health

November 21, 2019

The potential for smart speakers to detect serious health conditions, such as cardiac arrest, is seen by many as a revolutionary and life-saving technology. While this may sound fantastic, there are widespread concerns about the ... Read more

How Eating Disorders Are Affected by Mental Health

November 7, 2019

We’ve always known or assumed that eating disorders stem from mental health issues. However, what we are oblivious to is which specific mental health disorder could result in an eating disorder and the exact re... Read more

3 Different Disorders: Bipolar, Schizophrenia & Schizoaffective

October 29, 2019

Before we delve into the somewhat uncharted territory of the schizoaffective disorder, let us begin by clarifying two of the most commonly confused mental health issues: bipolar disorder and schizophrenia disorder. The names of these ... Read more

The Startling Link Between the Thyroid Gland and Its Effects On Your Mental Well-being

October 28, 2019

Not many people are aware of the thyroid gland’s many responsibilities and the extensive impact it has on your body. An issue of over or under production of hormones by the thyroid could potentially re... Read more

Living Well with Rheumatoid Arthritis: 3 Apps You Can Download Today

September 25, 2019

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis, you probably have a device in your pocket that can help make daily life that little bit easier. Smartphones have become powerful tools for people living with chronic diseases ... Read more

5 Symptoms of Adult-Onset Asthma That May Surprise You

September 5, 2019

Many people consider asthma to be a condition that starts at a young age and causes wheezing while breathing. While that is often true, there are other common symptoms that people don’t usually associate wi... Read more

Arthritis Gloves: Do They Really Work?

August 9, 2019

Arthritis gloves are inexpensive and designed to reduce symptoms of arthritis, helping you perform day-to-day tasks such as participating in sport, writing, and using your phone. We take a look at what arthritis gloves are, ... Read more

What Tracking Your Heart Rate Tells You About Your Health

August 2, 2019

Modern tech has made monitoring your heart rate easy. Heart rate trackers, which used to be the preserve of serious athletes, are now readily available on watches and devices aimed at the general public. Fitness ... Read more

Antidepressants & Weight Gain: What Is the Link?

July 31, 2019

Antidepressants have long been associated with weight gain. This can be a cause for concern for many people living with depression, who are keen to treat the condition but do not want to the number ... Read more

Caregiver Stories: 3 Personal Anecdotes from Family Caregivers

July 18, 2019

We reached out to some of our favorite caregiver bloggers and asked for a short anecdote that reflects on any aspect of caring for a loved one. These stories from Linda Fisher, Frances Kakugawa, and ... Read more

The Surprising Link Between Psoriasis & Sleep Apnea

July 12, 2019

The aches and pains that are symptomatic of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis can disrupt sleep. Beyond that, however, there is a growing pile of evidence linking psoriasis to sleep apnea, a disorder that causes your ... Read more

4 Smart Inhalers that Could Be Lifesaving for People Living with Asthma & COPD

July 11, 2019

Smart inhalers can help people living with asthma and COPD gain better control over their condition, understand triggers, provide information to doctors, gather valuable data for research, and – most importantly – save lives. Smart Inha... Read more

Living Well with Asthma: How to Get Enough Exercise

July 2, 2019

Exercise is a trigger for an estimated 90% of people with asthma. ‘Exercise-induced asthma’ can, understandably, make many people nervous about performing exercise. However, with the right precautions, most people living with asthma can exercise safe... Read more