8 Tips for Managing Multiple Medications

October 20, 2017

“Oh dear, I appear to have forgotten to take my medication.” This sentence, or a variation of it, will be familiar to thousands of people each day. Forgetting to take just one form of m... Read more

Multiple Sclerosis Q&A: Answers to 5 Common Questions

October 17, 2017

Multiple Sclerosis affects roughly 2.5 million people worldwide, making it the most prevalent disabling neurological condition of young adults worldwide. Informing yourself about some of the key facts regarding MS can be useful should you, or ... Read more

Apple Watch: Why Tim Cook Bets on Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation

October 13, 2017

Every time Apple host a launch event, the Internet begins to buzz: what are the iPhone’s new specs? What will the new iOS be capable of? How much money is this going to cost me... Read more

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

October 9, 2017

For a person living with a mental health condition, the workplace can be a central source of anxiety and stress. All too often working environments are hostile to the notion of mental illness, perpetuating the ... Read more

Dealing with Depression: The Best Blogs of 2017

October 4, 2017

Both writing and reading blogs can be a source of motivation and inspiration for people living with depression. With physical borders removed, the online community from around the globe support one another in the fight ... Read more

How to Order Food for Diabetics

September 27, 2017

Diabetes is becoming more prevalent as the years pass. Because of this, we need to make sure that all of our loved ones who are living with diabetes have delicious and healthy food options to ... Read more

Atrial Fibrillation: Learn More About the Leading Cause of Stroke

September 20, 2017

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is the most common type of heart arrhythmia, causing an irregular heartbeat in those who have it. Symptoms often include a racing heartbeat or heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and unusual fatigue, ... Read more

Making the World Accessible: The Latest Tech for the Blind and Visually Impaired

September 13, 2017

Complete darkness? Blurriness? Tunnel vision? Either completely or partially losing the sense of sight is difficult to imagine for most people, but for thousands it is the reality of daily life. While white canes and ... Read more

Travelling With IBD: The Ultimate Packing Checklist

July 26, 2017

Living with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease is no obstacle for you to make the trip which you have always dreamed about. However, you will have to dedicate the necessary time to the trip planning so ... Read more

9 Lessons For Managing Type 2 Diabetes From A Type 1

July 19, 2017

At the age of five, my doctor told me that when people have something such as diabetes, they are given other things to compensate. “You were given intelligence”, he said. That made me feel prou... Read more

Lyme Disease: The Underestimated Epidemic

July 12, 2017

The condition is on the rise again. It is estimated that 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year (CDC), there has been a steep climb in Canada from 144 documented cases in 2009 to a baffling 987 ... Read more

Don’t Give Up, Find The Reason To Continue! Understanding Depression Symptoms

July 5, 2017

Are you, or do you know someone living with depression? Are you finding that the simplest tasks are becoming very difficult? You’re not alone, and we want to spread awareness to those who don’t qu... Read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): Living Life Constantly Exhausted

June 28, 2017

CFS is not simple tiredness or feeling slightly weary. Life with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is feeling complete exhaustion and pain, all the time. CFS or ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) is often mitigated by the environment ... Read more

Hypertension In The UK: 2017 Facts, Signs, Causes and Treatments [Infographic]

May 24, 2017

They call it the 'silent killer': High blood pressure or Hypertension, is an incredibly common, yet often hidden, chronic disease that can have severe consequences. More than 1 in 4 adults in the UK have high blood ... Read more

”Yes, I’m Living With Depression. This Is How You Can Help Me.”

May 19, 2017

Depression affects 1 in 10 people in their lifetime. In the UK, 1 out of 4 struggle with mental health. Most likely you or someone you know is affected. We all want to support our loved ones in coping ... Read more

These 19 Bloggers Live Their Life With IBD or IBS and Share How They Do It!

May 12, 2017

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are two separate conditions that are often mistaken for one another. There are two main forms of IBD: Crohn's Disease, which can cause inflammations of all ... Read more

[Infographic] Living With Asthma In The UK? Breathe Easy.

April 27, 2017

Asthma is one of the leading causes of chronic illness in the UK. Over 12% of the population – 8 million people – have been diagnosed with asthma, more than all other lung conditions combined. However, since many... Read more

Tech For Parkinson’s: From Apps To Steady Spoons And Walking Sticks

April 11, 2017

In the UK an estimated 127 thousand people are living with Parkinson’s disease. In the United States, the estimate amounts to more than 1 million. This puts the disease on rank two among the neurodegenerative diseases, se... Read more

Living Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes: 20 Inspirational Blogs

March 22, 2017

When thinking of diabetes what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Insulin? Injections? Of course, these things are very important – for type 1 diabetics. However, almost 90% of all diabetics have type 2 and mo... Read more

Depression In The UK: Why It Affects Everyone And What We Can Do About It

March 7, 2017

Mental health concerns all of us: sooner or later everyone will come face to face with depression or anxiety – as a patient or a relative. In contrast to physical diseases such as diabetes or hy... Read more