Issue #276: Interesting Myths About the Brain That We Believe & An Interview with a Doctor on Heart Rate Viability (HRV)

Friday, 06 August 2021. Issue #276. In This Issue: One of the many myths about the brain is that there is a clear divider between diseases of the mind and body, such as depression and cardiovascular disease. When your medical tests don’t show that there’s anything wrong, yet the symptoms experienced are very real and […]

Issue 274: Chronic Pain Can Make Life Mirror That of Your Grandparents' Rather Than Peers & Reaping the Benefits of Exercise with Arthritis

Friday, 23 July 2021. Issue #274. In This Issue: Chronic pain and chronic fatigue can make one’s life mirror that of their grandparents’ rather than those of peers the same age. A large part of figuring out how to reap the benefits of exercise for arthritis is knowing when to do so, and when to […]

Issue 271: Writing and Journaling for Stress Relief & Enjoying Art with a Disability

Friday, 25 June 2021. Issue #271. In This Issue: The act of writing and journaling can help with stress relief, as it activates the creative part of your brain, and may even raise dopamine levels, depending on the type of journaling done. Reconsidering and enjoying art through stone painting, as a person with limited mobility. […]

Issue 268: There is No One-Size-Fits-All Pain Management Solution & Tips from 15 Fibromyalgia Bloggers on Their Best Coping Strategies

Friday, 04 June 2021. Issue #268. In This Issue: Mayv is a holistic pain management resource that trusts that patients know their bodies best, and are here to provide guidance and the tools for individualised pain management. Those who live with chronic illness and chronic pain know that there is no one-size-fits-all pain management solution, […]

Issue #266: The Perils of Telling Someone with an Eating Disorder That They are ‘Attention-Seeking’ & What is Medical Gaslighting?

Friday, 20 May 2021. Issue #266. In This Issue: Telling someone with an eating disorder that they’re attention seeking only makes them shy away from seeking help and speaking up. Medical gaslighting happens when healthcare professionals downplay or dismiss your symptoms and pain. Chronic illness patients offer suffer from malnutrition due to a variety of […]