Men’s Health Week was started in 1994 in the USA to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. The event has spread globally and it is now run in Australia from 10 to 16 June.
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To better understand Psoriatic Arthritis and how it might affect your life, Medicine X have created a new illustrated story Psoriatic Arthritis Xplained.
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Rosemary acknowledges World Mental Health Day and World Arthritis Day 2018 through sharing insights into her life managing multiple health conditions.
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What condition have you been diagnosed with and how did it begin? My name is Paige Robinson. I am a 24 year old female and I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 18 months old but had a range of...
With new codeine regulations on the horizon, we need to rethink pain management strategies to include drug-free alternatives.
Having had arthritis all this time, I don’t remember life without it. I don’t remember what it’s like not to have to take tablets, limp, and be in pain or discomfort every day or to regularly go to the doctors, have tests, and be in hospital. It’s all just a part of my life and I’ve accepted it.
I have had Rheumatoid Arthritis for over 13 years. Despite how this has changed my life, I am a positive and happy person. The reason I wanted to write this post was to share my thoughts and hopefully help others who suffer from a chronic illness.