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Living With Migraine? Empower Yourself With These Tips

No one can take better care of you than you! But that’s harder than it sounds. Learn how to empower yourself with tips from this migraine advocate.

By Jaime Sanders

Breaking the RA Pain Cycle — With Your Mind

It may seem silly — or impossible — but just as you trained your brain to know how to walk, or drive a car, you can also train your brain to push past the pain of your RA.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

A Life of Chronic Migraines: What It’s Like

How does a person function with chronic Migraines? What is it like when acute head pain never goes away? One woman tells her story.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

What Are the Steps to Take After a Bipolar Disorder and Depression Diagnosis?

You’ve just received the news – you have bipolar disorder and depression. What do you do next? Learn more here.

By Eileen Bailey

What Should You Know About Bipolar Disorder?

Approximately 2.6 percent of adults in the United States are diagnosed with bipolar disease, but the exact cause is unknown. Learn more about this mental health disorder.

By Eileen Bailey

Is the Word 'Crazy' Stigmatizing the Mentally Ill?

Many people will argue that the word “crazy” is a passive trigger that is demeaning, whether or not we mean it to be. In other words, using the word is inherently offensive, no matter the intention.

By Gabe Howard

The Many Depression Myths That Cause Stigma

Stigma around mental health seems all the more surprising when we consider that around 60 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. But it happens. Here’s how.

By Jerry Kennard

What's the Link Between Daytime Sleepiness and Risk of Dementia?

As a sleep medicine expert, Dr. Hendel thinks it’s worth asking if there’s an association between dementia and the consequences of sleep instability.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

The Ways We Use Mental Defense Mechanisms With Depression

During depression, some defense mechanisms become more prominent. Learn the fascinating ways we use denial, anger, and other defenses to protect ourselves emotionally.

By Jerry Kennard

Why Is Brain Health and Preservation a Must for MS?

For the nearly 2.3 million people worldwide who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), brain health and preservation are vital. Keeping your body and mind active are two ways you can help.

By Stephanie Stephens