Posts Tagged ‘Illness’

10 Things You Shouldn’t Say To Someone With Chronic Illness

Imagine waking up fatigued or in pain every day. Picture having to adjust your lifestyle based on something that’s happening in your body that you can’t control. Welcome to the daily reality of those who deal with chronic illness. According to a 2012 Centers for Disease Control report, approximately 117 million people in the U.S. have […]

You Can Beat the Odds: Surprising Factors Behind Chronic Illness and Cancer

You Can Beat the Odds: Surprising Factors Behind Chronic Illness and Cancer Discover a powerful shortcut to beating the odds when fighting for your health. With this practical guide, you will become skilled at using scientifically-based and time-tested techniques that have helped survivors for more than a decade. You will learn that there are shocking […]

You Can Beat the Odds: The Surprising Factors Behind Chronic Illness and Cancer

You Can Beat the Odds: The Surprising Factors Behind Chronic Illness and Cancer Discover a powerful shortcut to beating the odds when fighting for your health. With this practical guide, you will become skilled at using scientifically-based and time-tested techniques that have helped survivors for more than a decade. You will learn that there are […]

This Is What Chronic Illness Really Looks Like

Allie Cashel and Erica Lupinacci no longer want to suffer in silence. After dealing chronic illness for the majority of their lives — Cashel with Lyme disease and Lupinacci with lupus — and feeling like they were alone in their experience, the two childhood friends paired up to speak out. The result is a gorgeous photo […]

This Is What Chronic Illness Really Looks Like

Allie Cashel and Erica Lupinacci no longer want to suffer in silence. After dealing chronic illness for the majority of their lives — Cashel with Lyme disease and Lupinacci with lupus — and feeling like they were alone in their experience, the two childhood friends paired up to speak out. The result is a gorgeous photo […]

Why Those With Alzheimer’s And Mental Illness Need Community

My dad’s voice drifted gently through the cell phone, quieting the zip-zapping of my mind, “He was my only friend with Alzheimer’s — sort of my best friend. And now he’s dead.” Rain pattered outside the tall kitchen window next to me. I’d been chopping colorful vegetables for dinner, and my knife froze. Our family […]

A Presidential Debate on Science: Mental Illness and the Human Dimensions of Science

After trying to kill himself the first time, my friends’ son spoke to them about the unbearable weight of his depression. He said he would try to hold on, but wasn’t sure he could. He went to many doctors. Nothing seemed to work. He waited until he was 21 before buying the necessary equipment to […]

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Demi Lovato On Fighting Mental Illness Stigma And Finding Peace

If there’s one thing singer-songwriter Demi Lovato knows how to do, it’s express her emotions on stage, detailing her trials and triumphs with mental illness through her lyrics. But in her downtime, she’s also a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and acceptance, speaking publicly about her experience with bipolar disorder and addiction. “I want […]

It’s Outrageous: Jails and Prisons Are No Place to Treat Mental Illness; Just Ask Paton Blough

Human Rights Watch has released a report, Callous and Cruel, on the “unnecessary, excessive, and even malicious force” used in jails and prison to control inmates with mental illness. It’s an issue that NAMI has long been concerned with, except that it’s more than an issue or a concern. It’s an outrage that should shock […]

6 Phrases a Chronic Illness Sufferer Would Rather Hear You Say

When suffering chronic illness you become accustomed to phrases one might hear from the uninformed bystander. While these phrases may come with good intent, many are actually quite distasteful for the circumstances we are facing. Phrases such as, “Everything will be okay,” “I know what you’re going through,” and “God will never give you more […]

Woman Dying From Anorexia Speaks Out About Her Battle With The Illness, Asks The World For Help

A woman suffering from anorexia is speaking out about her illness in the hopes that she might save herself — and others battling the same disease. Rachael Farrokh is 37, and has been anorexic for a decade. In an emotional YouTube video posted online last month, Farrokh said she is fighting for her life. “I’m […]

Your Health Destiny: How To Unlock Your Natural Ability To Overcome Illness, Feel Better, And Live Longer

Your Health Destiny: How To Unlock Your Natural Ability To Overcome Illness, Feel Better, And Live Longer An internist and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School fuses Eastern practices with cutting edge Western medicine to help you connect body and mind to transform your health today and tomorrow.Over the course of her decades-long career, Dr. […]

Your Health Destiny: How To Unlock Your Natural Ability To Overcome Illness, Feel Better, And Live Longer

Your Health Destiny: How To Unlock Your Natural Ability To Overcome Illness, Feel Better, And Live Longer EVA SELHUB, MD, is an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Clinical Associate of the Benson Henry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and trained […]

You Can Heal Yourself: A Guide to Physical and Emotional Recovery After Injury or Illness

You Can Heal Yourself: A Guide to Physical and Emotional Recovery After Injury or Illness You Can Heal Yourself Julie K. Silver, MDWhat can I do to help my own recovery?How can I heal faster, better and stronger?What can I do to supplement my doctor’s treatment?How can I keep my spirits up  during my recovery?Can I […]

You Don't Look Sick!: Living Well With Chronic Invisible Illness

You Don't Look Sick!: Living Well With Chronic Invisible Illness You Don''t Look Sickchronicles one person''s true-life story of illness and her physicians compassionate commentary as they journey through the four stages of chronic illness-Getting Sick, Being Sick, Grief and Acceptance and Living Well. The authors address such practical aspects as hiring a doctor, managing […]

You Don'T Look Sick!: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness

You Don'T Look Sick!: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness Coming to terms with this reality was a lot like accepting the death of a loved one.You Don&t LOOK Sick!: Living Well with Invisible Chronic Illness chronicles a patient&s true-life accounts and her physician&s compassionate commentary as they take a journey through the three stages […]

You Don’t Look Sick!: Living Well with Invisible Chronic Illness

You Don’t Look Sick!: Living Well with Invisible Chronic Illness You Don’t LOOK Sick chronicles a patient’s true-life accounts and her physician’s compassionate commentary as they take a journey through the three stages of chronic illness–Getting Sick, Being Sick, and Living Well. The authors address such practical aspects as hiring a doctor, managing chronic pain, […]

It’s Time To Stop Using These Phrases When It Comes To Mental Illness

Research by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy shows the loaded words used to describe drug addiction, such as “clean” vs. “dirty,” can actually drive people away from getting help, The Huffington Post reported in March. The same is true of terminology used to describe mental illness, where phrases such as “unsuccessful […]

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders

EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Your Health: How to Keep Fit, Prevent Illness and Manage Your Health Care

Your Health: How to Keep Fit, Prevent Illness and Manage Your Health Care Your Health: How to Keep Fit, Prevent Illness and Manage Your Health Care gives advice on how to keep mentally and physically active as well as information on screening, insurance, care and dealing with illness. Retirement is a time for positive good […]

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen-Free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen-Free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness In The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook, Mickey Trescott provides a resource for those looking to embark on the Autoimmune Protocol-a version of an ancestral diet that is focused both on removing potential food triggers as well as healing the gut. Research shows there is a […]

The Way We Talk About Mental Illness After Tragedies Like Germanwings Needs To Change

Media reports erupted today with news that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have been suffering from depression or another mental illness when he crashed the aircraft in the French Alps, most likely killing 150 people, including himself. While headlines like U.K. tabloid The Sun’s “Madman In Cockpit” are hardly surprising, such sensational links between mental […]

This Is What Mental Illness Actually Looks Like

Photographer Anne Betton, 37, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2009. After an arts-focused education, she had moved on to a career in business communication—but a breakdown caused her to cycle between mania and depression for several years, including stints in psychiatric hospitals. Stabilized since 2012, Betton has moved on to a second career in […]

The 6 Blessings of Mental Illness

Yes, you read that title correctly. I could not have written those six words 30 years ago, when panic episodes, anxiety disorders and Tourette’s syndrome clouded my view. But now I see that though the fog was exceptionally dark, good things were developing, good things inside of me. Conventional wisdom states that certain environments lend […]

Having a Severe Mental Illness Means Dying Young

People diagnosed with serious mental illness — schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or severe depression — die 20 years early, on average, because of a combination of lousy medical care, smoking, lack of exercise, complications of medication, suicide, and accidents. They are the most discriminated-against and neglected group in the U.S., which has become probably the worst […]

Apollo Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions and Lunar Surface Operations – EVA, Food, Hygiene, Illness, Radiation Issues

Apollo Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions and Lunar Surface Operations – EVA, Food, Hygiene, Illness, Radiation Issues This NASA document – converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction – provides a comprehensive review of the inputs and recommendations of Apollo astronauts for future lunar exploration missions. […]

In Sickness as in Health: Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness

In Sickness as in Health: Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness Barbara Kivowitz MSW, is a psychotherapist, organizational consultant, and advisor to several health systems. She has authored articles on couples and illness and on living with pain, one of which was published in Women''s Day and another in the journal of the […]

Herbal Remedies: 31 Powerful Healing Herbs that Cure and Prevent Illness Naturally and Holistically (Natural Remedies – Your Complete Bible of Herbal Healing – Herbal Medicine)

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Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer's Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness

Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer's Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness More than 100,000 people a year die in American hospitals from adverse reactions to medication, making drug reactions one of the leading causes of death in this country, researchers are reporting today…. — Journal of the American Medical Association study, as quoted […]

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Illness

Try to eliminate one unhealthy practice healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which […]

Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer’s Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness

Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer’s Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness "More than 100,000 people a year die in American hospitals from adverse reactions to medication, making drug reactions one of the leading causes of death in this country, researchers are reporting today…." — "Journal of the American Medical Association" study, as quoted […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI Receive Tribute & Medication Help By Charles Myrick of ACRX

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