Living Well with Rheumatoid Arthritis: 3 Apps You Can Download Today

September 25, 2019

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis, you probably have a device in your pocket that can help make daily life that little bit easier. Smartphones have become powerful tools for people living with chronic diseases ... Read more

5 Symptoms of Adult-Onset Asthma That May Surprise You

September 5, 2019

Many people consider asthma to be a condition that starts at a young age and causes wheezing while breathing. While that is often true, there are other common symptoms that people don’t usually associate wi... Read more

Arthritis Gloves: Do They Really Work?

August 9, 2019

Arthritis gloves are inexpensive and designed to reduce symptoms of arthritis, helping you perform day-to-day tasks such as participating in sport, writing, and using your phone. We take a look at what arthritis gloves are, ... Read more

What Tracking Your Heart Rate Tells You About Your Health

August 2, 2019

Modern tech has made monitoring your heart rate easy. Heart rate trackers, which used to be the preserve of serious athletes, are now readily available on watches and devices aimed at the general public. Fitness ... Read more

Antidepressants & Weight Gain: What Is the Link?

July 31, 2019

Antidepressants have long been associated with weight gain. This can be a cause for concern for many people living with depression, who are keen to treat the condition but do not want to the number ... Read more

Caregiver Stories: 3 Personal Anecdotes from Family Caregivers

July 18, 2019

We reached out to some of our favorite caregiver bloggers and asked for a short anecdote that reflects on any aspect of caring for a loved one. These stories from Linda Fisher, Frances Kakugawa, and ... Read more

The Surprising Link Between Psoriasis & Sleep Apnea

July 12, 2019

The aches and pains that are symptomatic of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis can disrupt sleep. Beyond that, however, there is a growing pile of evidence linking psoriasis to sleep apnea, a disorder that causes your ... Read more

4 Smart Inhalers that Could Be Lifesaving for People Living with Asthma & COPD

July 11, 2019

Smart inhalers can help people living with asthma and COPD gain better control over their condition, understand triggers, provide information to doctors, gather valuable data for research, and – most importantly – save lives. Smart Inha... Read more

Living Well with Asthma: How to Get Enough Exercise

July 2, 2019

Exercise is a trigger for an estimated 90% of people with asthma. ‘Exercise-induced asthma’ can, understandably, make many people nervous about performing exercise. However, with the right precautions, most people living with asthma can exercise safe... Read more

Celebrities & Mental Health (Part 2): Famous Faces from Sport, Fashion, Politics & More

June 25, 2019

No group of people has more power to raise awareness and smash the stigma surrounding mental illness than celebrities. Those who have opened up about their own mental health have helped countless people, including other ... Read more

How Exercise Can Lower Your Cholesterol & Keep Your Heart Healthy

June 14, 2019

The amount of cholesterol circulating in your body, and the levels of the different lipoproteins in which they are transported, is particularly significant when it comes to your risk of developing heart disease. Getting enough ... Read more

Celebrities & Mental Health (Part 1): 10 TV, Film, & Music Stars Who’ve Opened Up

June 12, 2019

No group of people has more power to raise awareness and smash the stigma surrounding mental illness than celebrities. Those who have opened up about their own mental health have helped countless people, including other ... Read more

Air Hunger and Anxiety: What is the Connection?

June 6, 2019

Air hunger is not uncommon. It can feel as though you are unable to get enough air into your lungs, even if you’re not exerting yourself physically, resulting in a tightening of the chest. It... Read more

The London AS Diet: Can it Really Help You?

May 27, 2019

Can changing your diet help improve the symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)? The role of nutrition in the development and severity of rheumatic diseases, such as AS, is a topic of hot debate in medical ... Read more

Multiple Sclerosis vs ALS: What’s the Difference?

May 22, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) – the latter of which is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease – are both neurodegenerative diseases. They share a handful of similarities, including some symptoms, but unde... Read more

Psoriasis & Mental Health: Is There a Genetic Link?

May 14, 2019

Psoriasis has long been linked to an increased risk of depression and anxiety. However, recent studies have also linked it to other mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder, vascular dementia, and schizophrenia. Does the connection ... Read more

Multiple Sclerosis Blogs: 10 of the Best

May 10, 2019

These 10 bloggers living with Multiple Sclerosis use their corner of the Internet to help others with MS, be it with advice, support, humor, or simply sharing their personal experiences with the condition. Find out which ... Read more

Is Ankylosing Spondylitis an Autoimmune Disease?

May 2, 2019

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a form of arthritis affecting the spine, primarily in men in their late teens or 20s. It is characterized by inflammation and can cause bones to overgrow and fuse together. The immune ... Read more

Saturated Fat Increases Cholesterol & Puts You at Risk of Heart Disease… Doesn’t it?

April 24, 2019

The common wisdom that saturated fat increases cholesterol, which subsequently increases your risk of heart disease, has been fundamental in shaping the dietary advice we have received for decades. Recently, however, it has come under ... Read more

10 of the Best Parkinson’s Blogs to Follow in 2019

April 16, 2019

We’ve rounded up 10 of the very best blogs on the web about Parkinson’s disease. In addition to giving insight into life with the condition, there are blogs that round up the latest research into... Read more