Bipolar Disorder: Why I’m Stuck on Medication for Life

Bipolar Disorder: Why I’m Stuck on Medication for Life

I had a rocky start to life. Colic, sleep dysregulation, separation anxiety, utter fear and unrest, all before the age of 5. I saw child psychologists, school psychologists, and even had meetings with teachers. Nothing helped. My moods were unstable since square one,...
Health Stories: How I Learned to Live with Fibromyalgia

Health Stories: How I Learned to Live with Fibromyalgia

When I first met Laura in a yoga class, the first thing I noticed was her joyful personality. People know her for her vibrant sense of humor and enthusiasm, often amusing everyone in the room. I would have never imagined she suffered from a chronic condition. “I have...
Health Stories: Living With Osteoarthritis

Health Stories: Living With Osteoarthritis

Nowadays, many people are having significant difficulties with their lower limbs, including myself. Most especially, people who are above 45 or 60 years old. Although, these dysfunctions can occur in any joint, they quite often manifest in the knees due to a condition...
Health Tips: How to Cope with Chronic Disease

Health Tips: How to Cope with Chronic Disease

Today, Chronic Disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. It affects millions of individuals all through the country. 2012 Center for Disease Control data indicates that half of all adults are afflicted with at least one chronic...
Health Stories: The Cost of Diabetes

Health Stories: The Cost of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition that has become increasing prevalent in our North American culture. As of 2012, 9.3% of the United States population have either Type I or Type II diabetes. The disease is the seventh leading cause of death, with 1.4 million...