25 Things that Living with Crohn’s Disease Has Taught Me

“There are many illnesses and negative things that have happened to people that have gotten them to greatness. Without the obstacles, these people may have never become great.” – Prince Ea As I sit here, at my computer, on my 25th birthday (May 16th, 2016). I get a chance to reflect on the past seven […]

The FDA Has Approved a Revolutionary New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

WHAT IS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS? Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the protective myelin covering nerve cells. As the cells are stripped of their insulation, it causes inflammation which disrupts communication among cells in the nervous system.  This can lead to muscle weakness, poor coordination, bladder and bowel problems, […]

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain

by Donna Ker Leesley, Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left […]