The HIV Cure: How Close Are We?

May 7, 2021

The first recorded instance of HIV occurred in 1959 in the Congo. Since then, there have been substantial strides in researching the disease and effective treatments have been put into use. Unfortunately, there is still no ... Read more

Energy Drink: The Good and Bad Effects + the Alternatives

May 3, 2021

In the last two decades, the consumption of energy drinks in America has been increasing significantly. It has become one of the most popular dietary supplements in the nation, particularly among teenagers and young adults. ... Read more

Genital Psoriasis: What is it and how is it treated?

May 3, 2021

When most people hear genital psoriasis, they’re likely to assume it’s a rare condition affecting a tiny portion of the population. In reality, around two-thirds of people with psoriasis will also experience some form... Read more

How to Check if Your Lungs are Healthy at Home: It’s Easier Than You Think

May 3, 2021

Nearly 37 million people in the US alone live with chronic lung conditions like asthma or COPD, and that number is constantly rising. One of the biggest challenges for people who have these conditions or are ... Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Conventional vs Biological Therapies

May 3, 2021

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disorder that attacks joints. The pain and stiffness of joints occur suddenly, develop quickly, and can hinder an individual’s ability to do daily activities. There is still no cu... Read more

Gaslighting: Examples and How to Deal with It

April 21, 2021

Over the years we’ve heard more and more stories of psychological manipulations. They can develop in various types of relationships and come in different forms, but the end effect is similar: deceiving the perception or... Read more

Diabetes + Fruit = (Un)healthy?

April 16, 2021

If you live with diabetes, you know how challenging it is to control your blood sugar level on a day-to-day basis. For many people, the task can seem daunting. On one hand, sugar consumption may ... Read more

CBD for Chronic Conditions: What We Know So Far

April 14, 2021

There’s been a substantial buzz around marijuana in recent years, both for its medical and recreational applications. One of the most talked-about treatments is the use of CBD. CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of th... Read more

Exercise and Chronic Illness: A Short Guide

April 9, 2021

Everyone knows they should exercise. It’s not a secret that even small amounts of physical activity can make a big difference in our overall physical health, but for people living with chronic illnesses, exercise ca... Read more

Polymyalgia Rheumatica: The Morning Muscle Pain

April 9, 2021

Muscle pain can be one of the unwanted side effects of a sedentary lifestyle. Being inactive with little or no physical activity can make our muscles eventually become stiff and sore, but what if the ... Read more

Low-Grade Fever: A New Kind of Fever?

April 7, 2021

All men are created equal, but not all fevers. There are three types of fevers and one of them is called low-grade fever. You might wonder, what is a low-grade fever? Is this a new ... Read more

Autism Awareness Day: 6 Myths to Debunk

April 1, 2021

World Autism Awareness Day falls on April 2 every year. On this day, the world is encouraged to raise extra awareness about autism. In 2007, the United Nations designed this special day with one goal: to improve ... Read more

How to Use an Inhaler: Tips, Care, and More

March 30, 2021

Many people assume using an inhaler is very simple and intuitive, but that’s not always the case. It’s entirely possible to use an inhaler improperly for years without realizing it. This reduces the amou... Read more

Macular Degeneration: Definition, Cause and How to Cope with It

March 29, 2021

For many people, the idea of losing vision is terrifying. When our vision is degrading, it hinders us from doing everyday activities. Reading, driving, and grocery shopping may become a challenge. In some severe cases, ... Read more

Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Elderly Patients: Info Loved Ones Should Know

March 23, 2021

Thanks to advancing medical technology and research, people are living longer than ever before. Of course, this is very positive overall. However, as people age, they become more susceptible to neuropsychiatric disorders. As the number ... Read more

Having Difficulty Breathing? Why You Might Have COPD

March 19, 2021

There are many reasons why you may have difficulty breathing. It can be caused by mental disruptions, arduous physical activities, or respiratory diseases, among others. When you have a high level of anxiety, it may ... Read more

Bipolar Disorder: Rapid Cycling or Not?

March 17, 2021

The world of mental health is a complicated one to navigate. Aside from the massive range of possible diagnoses, knowing how and when to seek help or provide support can be difficult. For many, the ... Read more

MyTherapy and Accessibility: Medication Management for Everyone

March 11, 2021

In every aspect of the MyTherapy app, from development to design, accessibility and usability are core considerations. The MyTherapy app exists to ensure patients around the world can consistently take their medication safely and take ... Read more

Mental Hygiene: Taking Care of More Than Your Physical Health

March 4, 2021

Everyone knows they need to brush their teeth, take showers, and wash their hands. What many people may not consider is that ideally, they should take steps to preserve their mental health too, not just ... Read more

Assisted Living: How It Works and Who It’s For

February 23, 2021

Whether you have an aging relative, or a loved one with a chronic illness that makes daily life difficult, knowing more about assisted living can be useful. Successfully navigating the wide range of options available, ... Read more