We all know the truth of the saying, ‘health is wealth’. But apart from the metaphorical aspect of this idiom, it’s actually pretty literal as well. It’s expensive just to stay alive if you have a chronic illness or disability, especially if you live in a country where healthcare is not subsidised. There are extra […]

Is Acupuncture a Useful Treatment for Chronic Pain? | A Chronic Voice

*Note: This is a guest post. Acupuncture might seem like an exotic, or even impossible method for treating chronic pain, but this ancient practice has now been accepted as a useful supplementary treatment for issues such as lower back pain, neck pain and even osteoarthritis conditions. Acupuncture is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) […]

Benefits And Risks Of Saunas For People With Chronic Diseases | A Chronic Voice #sauna #infrared

Many cultures around the world include the regular use of a sauna for a healthier lifestyle. It is believed to have considerable benefits for the body such as easing pain, helping the immune system, relieving tired muscles, extending lifespan, and many others. Many also adapt to regular sauna sessions to help manage their chronic diseases. […]

Issue #184: No One Should Ever Make You Feel Ashamed for Sharing Your Health Journey & A Lot of Rest Time with Chronic Illness Isn't By Choice | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 25 October 2019. Issue #184. In this issue: When you’re unwell whether mentally or physically, then you just need to be kind to your body and rest. No one should ever make you feel ashamed for sharing your health journey; it’s important for breaking stigma and raising awareness. The emergency room is one of […]

What Your Wish List Looks Like When You Have Chronic Illnesses | www.achronicvoice.com

What Do Wish Lists Reflect? What’s on your wish list, and why do you want these things? They tend to contain practical items that make everyday living easier, or luxurious treats that warm the heart. I’m not going to complain if I receive a fancy handbag, expensive perfume or surprise holiday, so go ahead 😉 […]