health

Keeping your mind and body in check - popular topics in health and medicine to maintain a long and healthy life.

Maddie Christy10 hours ago
Cerebral Palsy And Me
I may not post this anywhere. I will probably rewrite it over and over too because this is nothing I am used to writing about. This post is far more personal and nothing to do with music, so bear with...
Shawna Dua day ago
My Breast Cancer Story Part 2
I wasn't sure how I would handle lossing my left breast. I wasn't sure that I'd be able to look at myself in the mirror. And how would others see me? How would it affect my marriage? The night before ...
Seven Things That Will Help You Build a Healthier Mind
A healthy mind is about more than just having a good memory. While a sudden loss of memory could be a sign of something major, we all start to lose some of our memory as we age. Having a healthy mind ...
5 Tips for Healthier Eating
Small changes make all the difference.
Lilli Adams5 days ago
Our Health
When we are young, we do not need much sleep, and our attention level is still pretty good. Unfortunately, as we start to get older, we notice that things change with our health. Maybe our metabolism ...
Sianb SFX5 days ago
Living with Epilepsy
For me it is hard to write things like this especially as it causes anxiety for me and not many people understand what epilepsy truly is. I'm sitting here trying to figure out how to word this as best...
Kayla Cooper6 days ago
What You Don't Know About Planned Parenthood
Many people believe that the primary role of Planned Parenthood is to perform abortions, which is entirely incorrect. Planned Parenthood offers many other services for MEN AND WOMEN. There is a stigma...
Anik Marchand6 days ago
Stop Self-diagnosing Yourself on WebMD
Like many, I have resorted to the internet to find out what was wrong with me and, 99% of the time, I was dying of some form of cancer. Now, I don’t have cancer (or not that I am aware of) but trying ...
Sarah Manley9 days ago
What It's Like Living with Chronic Illness
I'm sitting here in hospital, just writing and waiting. I'm here for my girlfriend today, instead of me for once. Whilst watching all the doctors, nurses and other medical professionals rush past and ...
Cemre Mavruk10 days ago
Sickle Cell Thalassemia CAN Be Cured
There's always another way!
Astraia Esprit10 days ago
My Doctors Told Me I Was Anorexic... Because They Couldn't Find Anything Wrong with Me
I was always a picky eater. I remember because my mom would never let it go. I've always had a hard time eating new foods, but now we know most of it was because of my many food aversions, mostly due ...
Mel Woolven16 days ago
5 Ways to Boost Metabolism Rate
As someone who wants to lose a few inches around the muffin tops and is wanting the scales to stop being a thing of nightmares, there's nothing worse than trying the latest fad diet or cutting out all...
My Battle With Crohns
This all started 5 years ago. I was experiencing horrible stomach aches and frequent trips to the bathroom. I went to my family doctor to get checked up. We started by doing some blood tests and other...
Lilli Adams17 days ago
Our Lungs
In this day and age, we are all a lot smarter than we were ten years ago. We know that cigarettes will eventually kill us. Now I expect that there will be people who read this and say that I do not un...
Hannah Lilly17 days ago
Eating Healthy: Losing Weight Isn't the Only Thing that Makes You Lighter
We all feel body image pressure, no matter your gender, size, age, or any other category. I have suffered from these issues since I was a child, when I started becoming really aware and self critical ...
Kathy Lester18 days ago
The Monster Behind the Candy Bar
It’s hard being a victim of this. It doesn’t happen every day, but it happens often. You can’t control when it happens or the outbursts behind it only because you are not the one that is angry but the...
Kelsea Peet19 days ago
Cigarettes
I live in a family of smokers, one who has heart and lung problems due to smoking for the last 50 years, one who's got gut problems due to smoking more addictively for the last 20 years, and the other...
Shawna Du19 days ago
My Breast Cancer Story
April 15th, 2017, I found a lump in my left breast during a self breast exam. I knew it was cancer the moment I felt it, so hard, defined, and different than the other tissue around it. I called my si...