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

Angel Henschela month ago
How Fibromyalgia Has Impacted My Life...
I'm only 23 years old, which is far too young to have hip pain so bad I can't get out of bed some mornings. There are countless nights I can’t fall asleep, despite being exhausted all day. Other times...
Jenny Becka month ago
When Silence Becomes Shrill
My Dad suffers from Meniere's Disease. In addition to tinnitus and vertigo attacks, he is deaf in one ear. At least, sometimes he seems deaf in that ear. My family is often surprised to hear him say f...
Alyse McDonalda month ago
Chronic Pain Is FAKE!
Chronic Pain isn't real! It's ALL in your HEAD! Can you believe that my doctor wrote in my medical report that I was "faking" or "exaggerating" my pain to get compensation!? YUP! That's right! My OWN ...
Buddy Browna month ago
You Need to Clean Your Phone Everyday. Here's Why...
Do you remember getting your first cellphone as a teenager? I know I sure as hell do. This was back in the day when smartphones didn't exist, so I ended up using it just like a regular phone. Oh, how ...
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Chelsea Lawsona month ago
My Life with Chronic Illness
I grew up on a small farm in rural Kentucky and probably spent more time in the fields then I did in my home. I ran wild in the hills and woods, and loved every minute of it. I don't think that I had ...
Don't Hide from Your Condition
It’s hard to admit that something is wrong with your body or even your mind. It took me a long time to admit that I had vaginismus. Reading about it online, prior to being officially diagnosed, was ho...
Sonica Ma month ago
When Cancer Enters Your House
I bet that cancer is one of the words people fear most in this world. We are afraid of getting cancer as much as we are afraid that someone we love, might get cancer. I've seen a few family members di...
Morgan Sanfoka a month ago
Water—Is Liquid Gold?
The best way that I can put is that every time that we turn on the tap, or drink that bottle of water, wash off our fruit, with clean water this is a luxury that too many of us are taking for granted....
talia masona month ago
Why I Don't Want to Be Me Anymore
Day in and day out, I ache. I am weak and constantly exhausted, yet each night when I lay down in my bed, sleep fails to come as I toss and turn, trying to ignore the pain, strange sensations, and num...
M K2 months ago
Take Charge of Your Health
A lot of people tend to think doctors know everything. I'm not saying don't trust doctors, they did go to school for years for that degree. But after watching a few videos, and seeing posts on a few s...
Paige Makepeace2 months ago
The Time I Was Diagnosed with a Major Spine Condition
Hello everyone, I hope that you are all well. When I was 12 years old I was diagnosed with Scoliosis (a curvature of the spine). This diagnosis came after I spent a week or two gardening at school, ca...
Ava McCoy2 months ago
Let's Have a Chat About Chronic Illness Sufferers
I have disabilities. You may not see them, unless you happen to be present for one of my trigeminal neuralgia attacks, or maybe you notice the way my words sometimes slur, how often I forget the simpl...
Renee Quailey2 months ago
Lavender Is Pretty Special
How to Use Lavender to the Fullest
Lawrencia Hicks2 months ago
Attack of the Nerves
We know that our nerves can cause a world of pain in our body, still, people are unaware of how bad it can really get. There are a number of neurological disorders that are commonly spoken about and t...
Cynthia Cline2 months ago
My Life with Eczema
Unfortunately, I have suffered from eczema my whole life, as well as excessive dry skin, which makes the eczema symptoms exaggerated. On a positive note, I finally feel that at the age of 24 I can man...
Courtney Frazer2 months ago
Vulnerability
Here I am again all banged up due to an embarrassing fall. Previously, I have been lucky with falls where the scars remained invisible. Then I have also had falls where I could hide the bruising. And ...
My Cancer Story
My story started when I was a senior in high school. It was the beginning of 2016, so it was the middle of the school year, January. I remember being excited for prom coming up in April, I got my dres...
Jennine Donier2 months ago
Coping with Fibromyalgia
I first heard of this disease in July 1993, I had been having muscle and a burning firey sort of nerve pain and a lot of fatigue. I had no ideas why other than maybe I was overdoing and maybe my thyro...