Chronic Illness Around Holidays

Chronic Illness Around Holidays

 Each year, millions of Americans celebrate the holiday season with much fanfare. It’s undoubtedly the best time of the year for most of us. But if you or someone you love is battling a chronic illness then this time becomes very demanding, both physically and mentally. Did you know that according to the Centers for …

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A Healthy Diet for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Healthy Diet for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Fibrosis is often the end result of another condition, like rheumatoid arthritis or exposure to harmful lung irritants such as asbestos.  It is part of a family of about 100 related diseases, and those with PF are often categorized by the root cause as opposed to the actual disease. There is an entire class …

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Caring For Your Caregiver

Caring For Your Caregiver

The world gets so hung up over the person experiencing chronic disease, that we are often guilty of neglecting the needs of the primary caregiver to this person. Caregiving is an equally demanding, mentally exhausting, and overwhelming task. What’s worse is that caregivers are rarely given their fair due, while they toil away in the …

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