Aepios: An Online Network for Patient Empowerment & Connection

An Introduction to Aepios & Christina I am excited to have Christina DeSerio, CEO of Aepios, with us today on the blog! Christina is a neuroscientist who also lives with several chronic illnesses. Aepios is an acronym that stands for: An Empowering Place to Interact and Openly Share. It is a support network for chronic […]

How Alike Health Taps Into the Wisdom of Chronic Illness Patients to Improve Your Healthcare

In this article we explore the concepts of ‘The Wisdom of the Crowd’, the problems currently faced in healthcare, and how the Alike Health app can be used to improve your healthcare. Chronic illness management is a tricky and touchy topic, as every patient is unique and different. Every healthcare professional has a different medical […]

Issue #280: The Beauty of Online Support Groups & The Benefits of Nature Have Been Known for Centuries, Yet We are Losing Touch with It

Friday, 03 September 2021. Issue #280. In This Issue: The beauty of online support groups is that you can be as visible or invisible as you like, and they really do help with your wellbeing. The benefits of nature have been known for centuries, yet we are losing touch with it in modern society, and […]

Issue 260: Feeling Less Alone Through Online Chronic Illness Communities & There is No Point Pushing Through Pain When Someone Might be Able to Help

Friday, 09 April 2021. Issue #260. In This Issue: Exploring the definitions and causations of pain in order to manage it using neuroplasticity. Switching over to Cloudways hosting for my blog, after doing lots of research at work! Ginger in all forms is great for migraine pain management and nausea relief. That strange thought when […]

Issue 252: Losing Your Career Due to Chronic Illness Can Take a Huge Blow on Your Identity and Mental Health & A Roundup of Mood Boosting Blogs

Friday, 12 February 2021. Issue #252. In this issue: Losing your career due to chronic illness can take a huge blow on your self identity and mental health, making it seem worse than the physical pain itself. It can be comforting to plan just the next step in life, as a blank future can be […]