Streaming Documentaries About Chronic Illness

One of the hardest things about dealing with a chronic health or autoimmune disorder is how isolating it can be. Because it’s an “invisible” illness, you look healthy and normal to people when, in fact, you may have periods where you suffer profoundly from the symptoms of your illness along with fatigue, brain fog, and […]

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Exercise and Autoimmune Disease: A Balancing Act

Although autoimmune disease symptoms can vary depending on the tissue the immune system is attacking, most people with autoimmunity struggle with bouts of fatigue, energy “crashes,” brain fog, inflammation, and pain. These symptoms can throw a frustrating wrench in your exercise habit. Or if these reoccurring symptoms have prevented you from starting an exercise routine, […]

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Black Women Harmed by Toxins in Hair Relaxants

Chemicals to straighten and relax hair are a part of life for many black women, for reasons that range from societal expectations to ease of care. But our society’s discomfort with black women’s natural hair comes with a cost — these products contain chemicals associated with early puberty, obesity, asthma, and increased cancer risk. True, […]

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What Does Your Brain Need to Function Well?

What does your brain need to function well? From insufficient sleep to poor nutrition to excessive screen time, many Americans fail to give their brain what it needs to function properly. This leads to brain fog, increased stress, and impaired cognitive function. There are 5 things your brain needs to be healthy and in peak […]

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Can Crohn’s Disease Cause Depression?

Can Crohn’s disease cause depression? Chronic illnesses, such as Crohn’s disease, can affect more than just your physical well-being – they can take a toll on your mental health as well. Depression and chronic illness often go hand in hand, making it very important that you talk to your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms […]

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