Diagnosing and Dealing with Hemophilia

Hemophilia is a genetic blood disorder that impacts the body’s ability to make blood clots. Patients with hemophilia have reduced numbers of clotting proteins in their blood and, as a result, are at risk of experiencing excessive bleeding … Read more

Living With PCOS: Dieting, Supplements, and More

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a common hormonal disorder affecting 10% of women of reproductive age. There is no definitive way to diagnose this disorder and it has no cure. However, lifestyle adjustments and the use of medication can help to … Read more

Cardiac Dysrhythmia: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Cardiac dysrhythmias, also known as arrhythmias, are problems with the rhythm or rate of the heartbeat. These changes in pattern are driven by electrical impulses and can range from harmless to life-threatening. There is a wide variety of different … Read more

Chronic Illness: Quotes, Mantras, and Inspiration

Living with a chronic disease can be incredibly challenging in both mentally and physically, but as with many of life’s challenges, it can create some of the strongest individuals. Finding the inner strength for coping with any of the … Read more

Emphysema vs COPD: What’s the Difference?

COPD (chronic obtrusive pulmonary disease) and Emphysema are two of the most common lung conditions in the world. An estimated 3.1 million Americans are affected by emphysema and 11.2 million have COPD. However, some estimates have suggested that as … Read more

Debunking the Alzheimer's Camel Test

An image of something known as the Alzheimer’s camel test has been circulating online since 2012. It has gone through brief ticks of increased popularity when shared by more popular outlets or figures on the internet and is still circulating … Read more

Polyarthritis: What Is It? How Is It Treated?

In the United States alone, over fifty-four million people have arthritis. Nearly 25% of adult Americans are affected by one of the many categories of arthritis. One such form, polyarthritis is the subject of today’s blog. Polyarthritis is a … Read more

Cystic Fibrosis: Diet and Lifestyle Guide

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system and other organs. It is an inherited or hereditary disease. While it is a serious disease and is progressive, people with cystic fibrosis can typically attend school and … Read more

Polyarthralgia: The Joint Pain Disease

Polyarthralgia is a non-inflammatory condition very similar to polyarthritis. It can cause pain in joints throughout the body and can be the result of a variety of risk factors and underlying conditions. In today’s blog, we will break down … Read more

The Best Tips and Tools for Medication Management

Medication management is, as it sounds, the practice of ensuring medication is taken on time, all the time, and administered correctly. It is a massive part of managing health, especially for patients who are chronically ill. Whether you are reading … Read more

8 Apps to Help You Through the Coronavirus Crisis

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 the world are expected to last … Read more