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

Celebrities & Mental Health (Part 2): Famous Faces from Sport, Fashion, Politics & More

June 25, 2019

No group of people has more power to raise awareness and smash the stigma surrounding mental illness than celebrities. Those who have opened up about their own mental health have helped countless people, including other ... Read more

How Exercise Can Lower Your Cholesterol & Keep Your Heart Healthy

June 14, 2019

The amount of cholesterol circulating in your body, and the levels of the different lipoproteins in which they are transported, is particularly significant when it comes to your risk of developing heart disease. Getting enough ... Read more

Celebrities & Mental Health (Part 1): 10 TV, Film, & Music Stars Who’ve Opened Up

June 12, 2019

No group of people has more power to raise awareness and smash the stigma surrounding mental illness than celebrities. Those who have opened up about their own mental health have helped countless people, including other ... Read more

Air Hunger and Anxiety: What is the Connection?

June 6, 2019

Air hunger is not uncommon. It can feel as though you are unable to get enough air into your lungs, even if you’re not exerting yourself physically, resulting in a tightening of the chest. It... Read more

The London AS Diet: Can it Really Help You?

May 27, 2019

Can changing your diet help improve the symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)? The role of nutrition in the development and severity of rheumatic diseases, such as AS, is a topic of hot debate in medical ... Read more

Multiple Sclerosis vs ALS: What’s the Difference?

May 22, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) – the latter of which is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease – are both neurodegenerative diseases. They share a handful of similarities, including some symptoms, but unde... Read more

Psoriasis & Mental Health: Is There a Genetic Link?

May 14, 2019

Psoriasis has long been linked to an increased risk of depression and anxiety. However, recent studies have also linked it to other mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder, vascular dementia, and schizophrenia. Does the connection ... Read more

Multiple Sclerosis Blogs: 10 of the Best

May 10, 2019

These 10 bloggers living with Multiple Sclerosis use their corner of the Internet to help others with MS, be it with advice, support, humor, or simply sharing their personal experiences with the condition. Find out which ... Read more

Is Ankylosing Spondylitis an Autoimmune Disease?

May 2, 2019

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a form of arthritis affecting the spine, primarily in men in their late teens or 20s. It is characterized by inflammation and can cause bones to overgrow and fuse together. The immune ... Read more

Saturated Fat Increases Cholesterol & Puts You at Risk of Heart Disease… Doesn’t it?

April 24, 2019

The common wisdom that saturated fat increases cholesterol, which subsequently increases your risk of heart disease, has been fundamental in shaping the dietary advice we have received for decades. Recently, however, it has come under ... Read more

10 of the Best Parkinson’s Blogs to Follow in 2019

April 16, 2019

We’ve rounded up 10 of the very best blogs on the web about Parkinson’s disease. In addition to giving insight into life with the condition, there are blogs that round up the latest research into... Read more

Psoriasis: Why Everyone Should Know That Psoriasis is Not Contagious

April 8, 2019

Psoriasis is not contagious. However, the most visible symptoms of psoriasis – red, inflamed patches of skin, plaques, and dry skin – are often mistaken for rashes caused by viruses and bacteria that can be tran... Read more

“Is Multiple Sclerosis Hereditary?” – The Role of Genetics in MS

April 1, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is not hereditary. However, as is the case with other autoimmune diseases, it is believed that genetics plays some role in a person developing MS. We look at how big a role ... Read more

Top 10 Bipolar Disorder Blogs – 2019 Edition

March 25, 2019

These are some of the best blogs written by people living with bipolar disorder. Given how bipolar disorder is often described as a deeply isolating conditions, the Internet’s capability of bringing people from all ov... Read more

Epilepsy Awareness: Sally’s & Tábata’s Stories for Purple Day

March 14, 2019

Purple Day is the creation of Cassidy Megan who, at the age of 8, was struggling with the diagnosis of epilepsy she had received the previous year, in 2007. She and her family felt as though epilepsy ... Read more

The Top 10+ IBD Blogs to Follow in 2019

March 14, 2019

Discussing bowel movements is undoubtedly a taboo subject for many people, which has helped a stigma form around Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). For people living with IBD, most commonly in the form of Crohn’s Di... Read more

Valsartan Recall: Latest News About Hypertension Drugs Recalled by FDA & EMA

March 8, 2019

In July, thousands of batches of valsartan were recalled after a possible carcinogen – a substance that could cause cancer – was discovered. Since then, the number of valsartan products being recalled and has grown, whil... Read more