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


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