health

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

Ellie Martin2 years ago
I Had My Tonsils Taken Out
On the fifteenth of December, I was set to get my tonsils taken out (tonsillectomy). It was all very up in the air as to if I was actually going to get the surgery or not, as the date had been changed...
Laura's Vocal 2 years ago
Plans for the Future
Below are my health and fitness goals for when I head to college in September 2018! This blog also includes tips for your health and fitness journey!
Kelsey Lange2 years ago
The Worst Health Fads of 2017
Most health trends end up being more harmful than beneficial in the long run. That's why it's important to take a step back, and really become educated in the process of any health fad you are conside...
BA Queen2 years ago
What It's Like to Never Get Better
Chronic? Chronic. The word means "persisting for a long time or constantly recurring," when relating to an illness. Isn't that a scary thought? We all know about illnesses and diseases and how they us...
chants richards2 years ago
My Health Demon
Hi, my name is Chants. I’m 28 years old and I have a chronic illness that makes me feel like I’m an OAP (Old Age Pensioner). And what is the name of this evil thing, I hear you ask? My demon is called...
Kristen Lee2 years ago
How Cancer Changed My Life
Cancer. It's a big ugly word that we hear more and more often as time progresses. We hear cancer and think of chemo and radiation, losing hair and nausea. We think about the effect of cancer on the pe...
1. As Above So Below
It wasn't me that changed my eating habits, it was my body. When I was 16-years-old, after suffering from many symptoms of multiple sclerosis, I was officially diagnosed as having such. Before I was d...
Carl Hamby2 years ago
Home Grown Healing
I would like to start this article with the question, "Why do we get sick," which was recently posed by the contemporary, Dr. Sebi. While I cannot agree with every aspect of some of his more profound ...
Jen Hall2 years ago
Who Am I Now?
I have always struggled with both physical and mental health problems but in the last two years my physical health has significantly declined. 2016 was a struggle, but I was still able to work in betw...
Baylee Pollard2 years ago
My Health
I want to tell you that I am 16. I will be 17 in a month, like that is relevant. I guess my age is relevant in the sense that I am a teenager and I am dealing with a 60-year-old's problems. I guess we...
Savana Verret2 years ago
5 Tips on How to Cope With Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is one of those "hidden diseases" where you usually can't physically see what's going on, but it's still there. Because of this, doctors tend to write it off as something else or just out...
Milestone Media2 years ago
How to Quit Sugar
Most of us by now know of the destructive tendencies of highly processed and refined sugars. Now the question becomes this: How do I distance myself from sugar? We'll explore three ways to do so today...
Emily Goss2 years ago
Living With CP & Embracing Life as an Artist and Disability Advocate
My name is Emily Beatrice Goss and I am a disabled artist. The last year has been an incredible journey. The summer of 2016 began a new chapter of my life once I received my BA in Performing Arts at B...
Katie H2 years ago
Migraine Girl
A Painful Story
Katie Grooms2 years ago
Abuse of Power and Neglect in the Medical Profession
I’ve been wanting to write an article on the overall invalidation of chronic illness patients for quite awhile, yet in considering this prospect, I was overwhelmed with reservations. What if sharing m...
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Taylor Barry2 years ago
The C Word
When I woke up on October 21, 2012, I had no idea that my life was about to change for the worst. Before I begin to tell you my story, we must first go back a couple of years. Seventh grade summer goi...
Kezia Flaherty2 years ago
The Cons of Smoking Cigarettes for Smokers
Smoking cigarettes not only smells bad, but it is just as bad for you. The smell that lingers causing secondhand smoke that they banned from bars and restaurants is something to avoid. Ever wondered j...
emily green2 years ago
What It's Like to Live With POTS
Upon standing, the body naturally disperses your blood to your legs and your belly, which causes low blood pressure because there is less blood flowing back into your heart. In the normal, healthy hum...