Rheumatoid arthritis patient and family nurse practitioner Stefanie Remson shares how she’s managed the feelings of depression, anxiety, loneliness and inadequacy that came with her diagnosis.
“Resisting the messages of the body is exhausting,” says Angie Ebba, a person living with ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia and migraine. “I found myself so tired and in so much pain that I simply had to stop, listen and try to understand what my body was saying.”
Tennis great, Caroline Wozniacki, is the face of the Advantage Hers campaign which helps women with chronic inflammation build their own health game plan.
Electronic prescription services are currently being rolled out in Australia. How do they work? How secure are they? Will they replace paper prescriptions?
Hi, I’m Maly. I am a single mother and have three children who are 11, 12 and 14 years old. It’s a handful but I have been able to successfully manage my household even with rheumatoid arthritis.
Humiliating moments don’t discriminate — they happen to all of us and they happen wherever we are: at home, at school, at social events or at work.
I wrote this in 2017, when I was 'reclaiming my identity' after years of chronic illness. Today, I am much happier and still discovering the new “me”.
Whenever I struggle to explain the debilitating fatigue that comes with many chronic illnesses, I talk about spoons. Here’s why spoons can help you, too.
Do you regularly talk to your GP about your chronic illness? Discover how your family doctor can help you manage your condition and make your life easier.
Rosemary acknowledges World Mental Health Day and World Arthritis Day 2018 through sharing insights into her life managing multiple health conditions.