Bristol Live | The woman who 'lies on the ground' to highlight her hidden disability
bridge an understanding between able-bodied audiences and the lived experience of people with ‘hidden’ disabilities.Read more
Gazette.com | The autoimmune disease you've probably never heard of
By Michelle Karas from Pikespeaknewspaper.com Gail Devers won her first Olympic gold medal in 1992 while battling a host of bizarre symptoms.“Weight loss, hair loss, headaches, insomnia, bulging eyes and...Read more
Marie Claire | The High Price of Living With Chronic Pain
By Alice Oglethorpe from MarieClaire.com Three women open up about how their conditions impact their bodies—and their wallets. You might never guess it, but chronic pain impacts 21.7 percent of women...Read more
Well+Good | Here’s What the Longest-Living People in the World Always Eat (and Drink) Before Bed For Restful Sleep
the five regions in the world—Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece; and Loma Linda, California—where people not only regularly live into the triple digits, but their minds and bodies are both still working well. all five places share a few values: Maintaining a strong sense of purpose, eating mostly plant-based, and moving every day are three such examples. Another is valuing low levels of stress, which naturally means restful sleep is a top priority.Read more
Hackensack Meridian Health | Signs Your Diverticulitis Could Be in a Flare-Up
For people who have felt the steady, sharp abdominal pain of a diverticulitis attack, another flare-up is not something that you’d want to experience again, although it may happen: More than half of people who experience diverticulitis once are likely to have another flare-up. Diverticulitis is the name for the condition caused by inflammation or infection of the diverticula, which are small, bulging pouches that sometimes develop in weak spots along the wall of someone’s colon or large intestines.Read more
Bustle.com | Why Does Caffeine Make Me Feel Stressed?
Why does coffee make you stressed? Basically, it goes straight to the adenosine receptors in your brain, heart, and elsewhere, making you more awake and vigilant.Read more
RealSimple.com | Should You Take a Food Sensitivity Test?
You might want to consider a food sensitivity test if you struggle with symptoms like headaches, skin woes, or indigestion. Here's what to know before ordering one.Read more