For the sake of heavens, for heaven’s sake “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” (Originally posted July 2014) The world bleeds around this most chronic ill The mother of all conflicts For such little space, a tiny area on the map The history of hatred is mind-boggling The central issue, the bottom line, is NOT ENOUGH LAND, LAND [...]Show More Summary
Harvesting U.S. crops has been left to an aging population of farmworkers whose health has suffered from decades of hard labor. Older workers have a greater chance of getting injured and of developing chronic illnesses.
My journey in life has allowed me to connect with and meet people from all over the world. For this, I am blessed. I’ve met many diagnosed with MS and other chronic illnesses. All of our experiences are different and we have varying levels of support. Show More Summary
Studies have already indicated that adverse childhood experiences, known as ACEs are tied to an increased likelihood for health issues in adults and can help lead to chronic conditions like diabetes. Researchers conducted a study to learn more about how individual categories of ACE impact diabetes risk and how the associations relate to men versus […]
Experts estimate that 30 million Americans are plagued at some point in their lives by eating disorders. Some will recover; one-third will remain chronically ill or die.
Here’s the sad truth: I expected to face some workplace harassment when I entertained the entertainment/journalism industry
Several foods have sleep-promoting properties. Getting good sleep is incredibly important for your overall health. It may reduce your risk of developing certain chronic illnesses, keep your brain and digestion healthy and boost your immune system (1, 2, 3). Show More Summary
“I'm a Doctor With Chronic Illness. Here Are 12 Things I Wish People Knew." was published on The Mighty. Written by Amy Stenehjem
The proposed elimination of the deduction of medical expenses will cost those of us who are caring for partners with chronic illnesses—and who aren’t rich—millions.
Living with chronic illness comes with its own set of unique challenges but it doesn’t mean that life has to be one terrible ordeal. Often, we don’t look ill and we can still manage to hold down a job. We have families and a bit of a social life. Despite these things, we still feel […] The post 6 Ways To Live Well With A Chronic Illness appeared first on Dumb Little Man.
Healthy or not, everybody has his or her share of frustrations in life. The chronically ill don’t have a corner on that market! This piece focuses on frustrations that are unique to those with ongoing health issues. I’ve experienced all of them as a result of being chronically ill with a debilitating illness that settled […]
The holidays are all about giving, but in the medical field, giving has a meaning all its own. Hospital patients face chronic illness, major surgeries, and emergency situations that can easily take the joy out of the festive season.Show More Summary
Medications are one of the most critical parts of treating countless injuries, illnesses, and chronic conditions. They are prescribed based on the best course of treatment for the patient’s particular situation, so it is essential that the patient is given the correct pharmaceutical in the correct way for optimum results. It is bad enough to... Read More
A new study identifies brain chemistry changes in people with chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness, making the two conditions easier to diagnose.
More than a quarter of the nearly 700,000 US veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War in the early 1990s have been diagnosed with Gulf War Illness. And up to 2.5 million Americans are believed to be affected by chronic fatigue syndrome. Despite symptoms ranging from pain...
Researchers have found distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to be psychological in origin -- chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and Gulf War Illness (GWI). In addition, the work supports a previous observation of two variants of GWI.
(Georgetown University Medical Center) Researchers have found distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to be psychological in origin -- chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and Gulf War Illness (GWI). In addition, the work supports a previous observation of two variants of GWI.
Ask anyone with a chronic illness, such as lupus, about some of the biggest challenges they face on a regular basis. One of the biggest issues you will hear about is employment. Working is tough – on one hand, we never know when a flare is going to occur and we need to be realistic...
Researchers in China have developed a new online consultation tool for rheumatic disease patients, which may strengthen the interaction between doctors and patients and lead to more efficient management of chronic illness.
People in recovery need ongoing support because addiction is a chronic illness. You don’t go to ‘5 days of detox’ and sail off into the sunset The opioid painkiller OxyContin hit the market in a big way in the year 2000, just after I turned 17. Show More Summary