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  • Australian redback spider bites hurt, and the pain increases with time. Here's my experience, including symptoms and treatment recommended by an expert, as well as how to avoid bites.

    Redback Spider Bite: My Symptoms and Treatment

    Redback Spider Bite: My Symptoms and Treatment

    by LongTimeMother37

  • In October 2017, I developed DVT (deep vein thrombosis) and PE (pulmonary emboli) left and right. Here I recount my experience and share my accumulated knowledge of causes, symptoms, treatment, and preventative measures.

    DVT and PE: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prophylaxis

    DVT and PE: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prophylaxis

    by John Rickson0

  • Have you ever wondered how to fake confidence for a job interview, first date or just in general when you suffer from anxiety? Here's my tips for acting more outwardly secure, even when I don't feel that way inside.

    How to Fake Confidence When You Have Anxiety

    How to Fake Confidence When You Have Anxiety

    by Em Clark1

  • Is there a special colostomy diet for stoma patients? If you have an ostomy, you probably want to know if you have to make major changes to your regular diet, or not. As an ex-colostomy patient, I can only tell you of my experience and the nutritional pattern I followed.

    My Colostomy Diet and Food Tips for Stoma Patients

    My Colostomy Diet and Food Tips for Stoma Patients

    by Alobeda2

  • Discovering you have a genetic susceptibility to developing cancer is terrifying, but it is important to know if you have BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 mutation so that breast cancer and ovarian cancer can be caught early, or even prevented.

    I Have a BRCA Mutation: What’s Next?

    I Have a BRCA Mutation: What’s Next?

    by Jennifer Wilber2

  • Hearing difficulties create many communication challenges for both the one who is hearing impaired and those who must speak with them. Here are my experiences and some solutions for both parties.

    What It's Like to Be Hearing Impaired

    What It's Like to Be Hearing Impaired

    by Lori Colbo10

  • Diverticulosis is a condition, which for most people, will not show symptoms. It can be diagnosed in a routine colonoscopy. Diverticula, or small sacs that emanate from the intestinal wall, sometimes bulge and break through the muscle tissue of that wall. Inflammation may result.

    Diagnosed With Diverticulosis During a Routine Colonoscopy

    Diagnosed With Diverticulosis During a Routine Colonoscopy

    by John R Wilsdon0

  • I would like to share with you my personal experience with an invisible illness in hopes to stop the judgement cast upon those who do not "look" disabled.

    Invisible Illnesses: A Walk in My Shoes

    Invisible Illnesses: A Walk in My Shoes

    by Justus Layne0

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