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How do you manage your PMS? 7 natural remedies for PMS
Feb 11, 2019 • 4 comments
Premenstrual syndrome is the official name for everything women go through before their monthly menstrual period starts, with some of those symptoms continuing on through the cycle. For many, though, "syndrome" doesn’t quite describe it....
Understanding epilepsy: what are the different types of seizures?
Feb 11, 2019 • 2 comments
Epilepsy seizures When people hear the phrase “epilepsy” they immediately think of one of the main symptoms of epilepsy: seizures. However, what many people aren’t aware of is the fact that seizures are complex and varied. There...
How does diabetes affect wound healing?
Feb 7, 2019 • 3 comments
Diabetes can cause wounds to heal more slowly. This raises the risk that someone with diabetes will develop infections and other complications. A person who manages their diabetes well can improve wound healing and reduce the chances of...
Photo testimonial: Years of diagnostic uncertainty facing Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Feb 6, 2019 • 1 comment
Brain fog: Causes and how to cope
Feb 1, 2019 • 18 comments
Brain fog affects a variety of mental processes, including memory and concentration. It can be a symptom of a medical condition or may be related to lifestyle factors, such as stress or diet. What is brain fog? Brain fog can make a person...
Gynaecological violence: listen to women
Jan 31, 2019 • 3 comments
Whether you have a chronic disease or not, gynaecological examinations are a necessary and sometimes feared step for women. The year 2018 saw many voices speak out against questionable, offensive or dangerous practices, along with the #MeToo...
The diagnosis of cancer as told by Carenity members
Jan 25, 2019 • 12 comments
Our members affected by cancer have told the story of their diagnosis! Symptoms, emotions, examinations, relationships with their doctors, treatments... read their story of diagnosis. Carenity survey of 143 cancer patients in the...
How to manage your COPD triggers
Jan 24, 2019 • 5 comments
Certain factors can cause symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to grow more severe. Identifying and finding ways to avoid these triggers can help. Importance of identifying triggers Air pollution and inhaled irritants can trigger...
60% of chronic patients feel alone: 5 solutions to help patients and their families
Jan 23, 2019 • 5 comments
70% of patients have already lied to their doctor!
Jan 17, 2019 • 3 comments
A survey of 4,510 people in the United States reveals an alarming finding: 70% of patients have already withheld information from their doctors. The relationship between a patient and their health professional, whether a treating physician,...
7 tips for sleeping with rheumatoid arthritis
Jan 16, 2019 • 6 comments
People with rheumatoid arthritis may find that pain or discomfort prevents them from falling asleep. Not sleeping well can have an impact on the severity of a person's symptoms, as well as their general well-being. But there are some things that...
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Risks and Benefits of Chemotherapy Treatments
Jan 14, 2019 • 11 comments
Chemotherapy is most often associated with cancer treatment, but it is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder in which your own body mounts an immune attack on your joints. According...