Beverly Wurth

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8 Ways to Annoy a Friend With a Chronic Illness

Roughly half of the U.S. population lives with at least one chronic condition, such as diabetes, lupus, multiple sclerosis, chronic back pain, migraines, and others. So one would assume that most people know basic etiquette skills when it comes to what to say to one who is chronically ill.<p>For …

Multiple Sclerosis

Living With Chronic Pain 'In The Kingdom Of The Sick'

Laurie Edwards has a chronic respiratory disease so rare that she's met only one other person who has it — and that was through the Internet. In and out of hospitals her entire life, Edwards, now 32, wasn't accurately diagnosed until she was 23. Before they correctly identified her condition — …

How Do You Deal With Relatives Who Don't Understand Your Chronic Illness?

I don't generally go into the long and sordid story of how me and the majority of my family get on with my chronic illness. But what better time to explore how uncomfortable the tea parties with the skeletons who live in my closet go than right around the holiday season?<p>I wouldn't feel right going …

Insomnia

Is There a Magic Pill for Chronic Illness?

Is there is a magic pill for chronic illness?<p>Why does the pill that arrives in a tiny, plastic dispensary cup at the patient's bedside in the hospital have such a good adherence rate? And yet, that very same pill loses its magic when the patient stands alone in front of the medicine cabinet?<p>Is …

Digital Health

Rare Diseases Day: 16 Things You Know When Living With a Chronic Illness (or Three) In Your 20s

Happy Rare Disease Day, everyone! Today is the day when thousands of people across the country (and around the world) are trying to raise awareness …

6 Ways to Manage Chronic Pain

If you live with chronic pain, life might seem unbearable at times.<p>Unlike acute pain, which is the body's way of telling us that something needs swift attention, chronic pain is ongoing pain that serves no useful purpose.<p>This pain could be fibromyalgia, back pain, arthritis, chronic headaches, or …

Pain

9 Things I Have Learned Through 20 Years of Chronic Illness

As I approach my 21st year of living with degenerative rheumatoid arthritis, I consider myself well-versed in coping with chronic illness. At the same time, I am constantly surprised at the new lessons that demand to be acknowledged and learned.<p>Living with illness is like sitting on a pottery wheel …

Pain

3 Warning Signs That You're Using Your Chronic Illness As an Excuse to Fail

Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is one of the worst things that can happen to a person. It changes everything in your life and often those changes are challenging, upsetting and difficult to live with.<p>Your life becomes staged between various doctor's offices, pharmacies and hospitals. You …

Type 1 Diabetes

Smartwatches will revolutionise treatment for chronic conditions

In 2007, editors of Wired magazine coined the phrase "Quantified Self". They predicted a world where people would seek self-knowledge through self-monitoring. That world is now a reality with the advancements in wearable technology, specifically smartwatches and their biosensors. Health and …

Chronically ill facing high drugs costs under U.S. health law | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama’s ban on discriminatory health insurance practices against the sick has not stopped insurers from increasing up-front charges for the expensive drugs needed to control chronic illnesses from leukemia to multiple sclerosis.<p>Various medicine pills in their …

How I Felt When My Chronic Illness Went Into Remission

Having a period of remission when you’re chronically unwell is an incredibly surreal experience, because it conflicts with everything you’ve taught …

Philips launches wearable for chronic illness, to make the internet of things medical-grade

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: iStock / Thinkstock<p>The people who most need fitness trackers and quantified self gadgets aren’t necessarily the ones …

The Brighter Side of Living With Chronic Illness: 6 Amazing Things You Know Better Than Most

The diagnosis of any chronic illness comes with much you wish you didn't have to carry, and suffer with, for the rest of your life.<p>You learn the scales of pain, you learn the bureaucracy of the health care system, you learn to grieve for abilities and opportunities lost, and so much more.<p>I know …

Pain

Chronic Illness: The Ride No One Ever Chooses

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages...welcome to the land of Chronic Illness: the wildest ride that no one ever chooses! Do not pass go, do not collect $200. As a matter of fact, get your wallet out and prepare to pay because living the sick life will not come cheap.<p>If you'll …

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Joyce Meyer Ministries

Joyce Meyer Ministries, Fenton, MO. 11,767,436 likes · 253,536 talking about this. Sharing Christ – Loving People This is the official Facebook page …

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