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Photo Testimonial: Ulcerative colitis won't stop me from travelling
Apr 8, 2019 • 2 comments
Vaccines: Unravelling the true from the false
Mar 29, 2019 • 7 comments
Photo testimonial: Maintain hope despite the side effects of treatments for rheumatoid arthritis
Mar 19, 2019 • 3 comments
Photo testimonial: KISS syndrome - from Mother to Son
Mar 5, 2019 • 2 comments
World Rare Disease Day: definition, treatment, care and discussion
Feb 28, 2019 • 3 comments
What is a rare disease? A rare disease is a disease that affects very few people: less than one in 2,000 in the European Union, less than one in 1,500 in the United States. Rare diseases affect 25 million people in Europe and 27 million in the...
Relieve pain with hot or cold
Feb 26, 2019 • 2 comments
Thanks to its relaxing effect, heat is very useful against muscle contractures or cramps. Cold is beneficial on a sprain or strain to control swelling. Have you ever heard of thermotherapy? It is the act of applying hot and cold to treat the...
Carenity members tell us about their diagnosis of NASH
Feb 22, 2019 • 2 comments
Our members affected by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) have graciously told us about the journey with their diagnosis! Symptoms, emotions, tests and examinations, medical care, treatments... read...
Cigarettes VS e-cigarettes: an update on the consumption and pitfalls to avoid
Feb 20, 2019 • 12 comments
We can never repeat it enough: smoking kills. Yet quitting smoking is easier said than done. To support people who want to stop smoking, electronic cigarettes, invented about fifteen years ago, have become essential. But is this really the ideal...
Love life in the face of illness: how to cope?
Feb 14, 2019 • 8 comments
Today is Valentine's Day! This emblematic day, sometimes criticized for its commercial and marketing impact, undoubtedly evokes emotions and love. We organized a poll* to allow you to express your views on this subject. Does a chronicall illness...
Photo Testimonial: Irritable bowel syndrome prevents people from living
Feb 12, 2019 • 3 comments
"Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as "functional colitis", has periods when nothing happens and then, all of a sudden, it's back to seizures that paralyze you, major digestive disorders and cramps."