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Accepting My Anxiety, Breath by Breath

It sounds so simple, but truly coming to terms with your condition is anything but. Eddie McNamara shares the methods that have helped him most.

Stories That Inspire Us

Jodi EdwardsJodi's Story

Living With Multiple Sclerosis

"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."

Ben TiberioBen's Story

Playing His Way Through Psoriasis

"I feel that the psoriasis gives me a story to tell, you know, in the form of expressing myself through my instrument."

Linzy RossLinzy's Story

Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn's Disease

"I realized that I had a platform where I could actually share the positive side of Crohn's."

New and Noteworthy

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16 Easy Low-FODMAP recipes

Sometimes your GI system just needs a break already. These recipes serve up easy-to-digest meals that satisfy your hunger and help you heal.

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Let's Talk About the Signs of Melanoma

Yes, this skin cancer can be deadly. But learn how to spot it early, and the cure rate goes way up—to 98%!

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Tests

Cheat Sheet: The Eye Tests You'll Take for Diabetic Macular Edema

So, your doc suspects you may be experiencing some diabetes-related vision issues like macular edema. Step one is to get tested. Here's what you can expect.

Uncomfortably Numb: A Memoir

Learning to Live With MS

Coming to grips with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis is (almost) as hard as dealing with the disease itself. Meredith O’Brien, author of the new memoir, Uncomfortably Numb, shares the challenges she's faced since discovering she had the disease six years ago.

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Chronic Life

Let's Talk About Treatment for HS

You have some seriously effective options for managing symptoms—and a darn good chance at reaching remission, too.

Vincent Nguyen and Starla Mathis
Living With

What It's Really Like to Live With HS

Living with a painful skin condition like hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) can feel isolating and scary. These HS influencers are breaking the silence about this misunderstood chronic illness.

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.

Mike Veny
Patient Advocate

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.

Mary Shomon
Patient Advocate

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Featured Collections

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SPMS Strong

Just when you think you’ve got this MS thing down, you're hit with a secondary progressive multiple sclerosis diagnosis. Learn what it all means; meet people whose lives have been affected (mostly for good) by SPMS; and check out some cool mobility gear.

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Smart Strategies for Tackling RA

When your body's in pain, how do you move forward? Find expert advice and use the collective wisdom of fellow RA patients and caregivers to live with greater ease at home, work, and beyond.

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Living Well with Chronic Hives

Personal stories and the latest knowledge from experts about life with chronic idiopathic urticaria, including symptoms, treatment options, and how to thrive in daily life.