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9 Tips For Men Who Care For Women With Hypothyroidism

Men, listen up. Women, share this with your men. This husband-and-wife team share their real and raw advice on how to be a supportive husband to a wife with hypothyroidism.

By Mary Shomon

6 Reasons Why You Should Go to an Advocacy Conference for Chronic Illness

Attending events like this can initially be intimidating. Writing and sharing your story via social media is one thing, but meeting the people who know intimate details of your life is another. However, there’s no benefit like making connections and ...

By Cathy Kramer

Does This Pill Make Me Look Fat?

It’s hard enough to have a healthy relationship with food at the best of times, but when you have RA, there are some extra challenges. Medications can make you gain weight, make you nauseous, or cause you to lose your appetite. It’s time to build a h...

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

Friends Can Stop Insomnia From Turning Into Depression

Studies show that insomnia can double the risk of developing depression, but a good social support system can decrease that risk.

By Martin Reed

How the Brain Works to Be Social, Even When We're Alone

The human brain focuses on social information and social learning even while at rest and outside of social situations.

By Diane Domina

6 Habits for Dramatically Reducing Depression

They may seem simple, but exercise, adequate sleep, and sunlight can really make an impact on your depression.

By Mike Veny

Should You Join a Support Group?

If you’re living with anxiety, joining a support group can sound extremely daunting. But the benefits outweigh the disadvantages, and they can really make an impact on your recovery.

By Eileen Bailey

How Your Thyroid Affects Your Sex Life

If you’ve lost that sizzle between the sheets, experts recommend that you rule out the possibility that your thyroid is the culprit.

By Mary Shomon

Why Don't They Understand What I Am Going Through?

The things that family, friends, and coworkers can say that are hurtful, and leave us wondering how they don’t understand.

By Cathy Kramer

Tips for Using Social Media When you Have ADHD

Social media can provide endless distractions and waste hours of time, especially when you have ADHD. Here are tips to help you use social media with ADHD.

By Eileen Bailey