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

KT🌻 a year ago
Living With Liver Cirrhosis
I already typed everything out, in massive detail and it all deleted! Silly me! So here goes again. I have had an undiagnosed condition, which has been stirring for over 2 years now... That’s just the...
Victoria Leakea year ago
Out of the Ordinary
It was in the middle of summer right before I started my freshman year of high school and I was about to turn 15 years old. I can still remember when I heard the term “autism” when my parents received...
Jes ♥️a year ago
Becoming Vegan
So I have made the decision to become a vegan... Now I know people will judge me, and you know what? Who cares?! It’s not about what others think, it’s about what I think and what I want to do with my...
IBD Fitnessa year ago
Fitness With a Chronic Illness
Hi... I'm Ant. Thanks for having a read of my first story. The picture above shows me in hospital having various transfusions of drugs to combat my ulcerative colitis. You may think, "Never heard of t...
Beating Breast Cancer
My husband was the one who discovered the lump in my breast. I didn't think much of it, I was 28 years old, full of life, and breastfeeding my two-year daughter old led me to believe it was just a clo...
Possible Cures for Diabetes and the Causes of Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is not as common as Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes requires insulin substitution shots to replace the hormone that a person with diabetes’ body no longer makes. Islet cells in the pa...
Cory Garnera year ago
Which Is Stronger: Muscle or Mentality?
How much can you bench bro? What's your max squat? How about your deadlift PR? We tend to measure strength only by how much we can lift over our heads. I'll admit, it takes a strong individual to be a...
Diagnosed with Arthritis at Age 16
I was 15 years old at the time and on a mini vacation in Lake Katrine, NY with my family when I experienced my first flare up. I sat on the couch to watch tv with my grandmother. I remember having my ...
Sabrina Baileya year ago
Living With Chronic Illness
Living with chronic illness is a constant fear. You don’t know what your body is going to do next, or even what your body is doing now. You don’t understand why it feels like a million time bombs are ...
Jen McBridea year ago
Am I Going to Die?
The True Story of a Diabetic
Chris O'Hanlona year ago
So… There’s Something I Need to Tell You
One of the most violent elements within our society is ignorance. It has the capacity to shape generations, to stir cultural prejudice, and to create fear and discrimination at the expense of those wi...
Riley Odella year ago
My Life With Autism
Let's get the big question out of the way first: what is autism? For those who don't know, autism is an epidemic that’s been sweeping across the world at a frightening rate, and it’s caused by vaccine...
Greg Bonda year ago
Can Kombucha Cure Hangovers?
When it comes to tea, people pick green tea, peppermint, cinnamon, ginger and lemon, lavender tea—but what about kombucha? If you're first hearing this, kombucha is a mixture of tea, sugar... and bact...
What Living With Tourette's Is Really Like
I once had a conversation with one of my friends about my Tourette’s and was surprised that she and her significant other had initially thought that the disorder was limited to vocal tics and had to i...
Judy Maea year ago
The Next Trend After Matcha: Kombucha
The next trend after Matcha: Kombucha In 2016, the Matcha craze hit hard on almost all major retail products—from health foods, to pastries, to skincare, to Starbucks drinks, and even vibrators. For t...
Samwise Lasta year ago
A Surgery Tale
The date was March 14, 2017, early morning. Location: Royal Inland hospital Kamloops BC. The busy waiting room was filled with unfamiliar faces of older adults who gave the impression that they really...
Emma Cranea year ago
We Are Alive Too!
To the people that do not understand. When a person is suffering from a condition such as an autoimmune disorder, it is easy to label them as lazy. Laziness is defined as; disinclined to activity or e...
Dallas Flemminga year ago
Healthy
I always hear things like “go hiking…” or “go rock climbing…” or “go on a bike ride…” or “go for a run…” “…because it’s good exercise.” But why can’t I go because it’s enjoyable and because I want to?...