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Free People Model Martha Hunt Opens Up About Scoliosis & How It Makes Her Stronger

Just last month, Martha Hunt was giving us major squad goals as she was strutting her stuff at Taylor Swift’s concert in Detroit alongside Gigi Hadid. And while the Victoria’s Secret angel looks like she’s living the perfect life, it turns out Martha Hunt has been struggling with scoliosis for a while now. For those...

7 Ways to De-Stress With Multiple Sclerosis

When you have multiple sclerosis, stress can make fatigue worse than usual, but these stress-busting tips can help you save energy and stay healthier. Stress is a major factor for many people with multiple sclerosis (MS). From worry about the unpredictable nature of the disease to concerns about work, family, money, and more, having MS...

My Child has Sickle Cell Disease. 5 Little Things You Can Do That Make a Big Difference.-Term Life

Sickle cell disease is the most common genetic disorder in the United States, much more common than people realize. There are about 100,000 people in the U.S. living with sickle cell: with a large part of that number being children. Here are some tips on how to care for, or improve the care of a...

23 Things People With Borderline Personality Disorder Want You To Know:Term Life

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness affecting approximately 1.6% of adults in the U.S. Symptoms — usually beginning in adolescence and early adulthood — include emotional instability, extreme reactions, distorted sense of self, chronic feelings of emptiness, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts or attempts. Research on BPD is in fairly early stages, so...

Gluten-free diet is good for Celiac disease, but not necessarily healthy otherwise: Study-Term Life

Today, it’s difficult not to notice all the gluten-free products available in health food and grocery stores. There’s been an influx of books, magazine articles, and news segments, too – all of which have characterized gluten as a dietary villain.Yet, there is no evidence to support gluten-free diets for anyone other than those who are...

10 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Borderline Personality Disorder

To the people who love me with my borderline brain, I’ve been in therapy for seven months now and have only just uttered the dreaded words borderline personality disorder (BPD). This is my attempt at helping you to understand where I’m coming from and why I do the things I do. Here are some things I want...

7 Ways To Protect Your Back If You Have Scoliosis:Term Life

Scoliosis, also known as an unnatural curvature of the spine, affects almost seven million people in the United States, children and adults alike, and there is no known cause for the majority of the cases. While most individuals with scoliosis don’t require surgery, they are likely to endure back and neck pain and trouble...

21 Things Learned in 21 Years with Cerebral Palsy-Term Life

About life, love, and cerebral Palsy: Nobody’s diagnosis or symptoms are the same as your own; everybody feels and experiences things differently. No one handles pain the same. While you and your friend may both have hip pain as related to your cerebral palsy, you may power through it and she may stay in...

5 Things You Need to Know About Cuba’s Lung Cancer Vaccine

A vaccine developed in Cuba that has the power to extend life in lung cancer sufferers is now making its way to the United States for further trials and research. Here’s what you need to know about this important advance in both medicine and Cuban relations. 1. What Does the Lung Cancer Vaccine Actually Do? The vaccine,...

Detecting Symptoms of MS In Women and Beginning Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Being able to identify the symptoms of MS in women as actual MS symptoms is difficult, even though this condition does seem to primarily affect women. Women have a much higher chance of developing MS and twice as many women are diagnosed with this disease than men. However, this disease is poorly understood and why...

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