Jaime Sanders

Depression and the Highly Sensitive Person

What is it like for empaths to experience depression? Jaime Sanders explores.

Osteoarthritis vs. Osteoporosis: What's the difference?

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are different medical conditions, but similar names cause confusion. It's also possible for a person to have both.

 

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, leaving them fragile and more likely to fracture. It often affects the hips, spine, and wrists.

 

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is when protective cartilage wears down between bones, leaving joints sore and stiff. It's the most common form of arthritis, often affecting the hips, hands, and knees.

27 Relationships & Social Patient Stories

The Daily Struggles of Adult ADHD
3 mins
article
Adam Weitz

The Daily Struggles of Adult ADHD

5 Responses for When People Don’t Take Your Asthma Seriously
2 mins
article
Kerri Mackay

5 Responses for When People Don’t Take Your Asthma Seriously

This Is My Depression Support Team
4 mins
article
René Brooks

This Is My Depression Support Team

4 Ways I Hide My Depression
3 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Ways I Hide My Depression

8 Tips for Talking About Asthma with Others
4 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

8 Tips for Talking About Asthma with Others

Chronic Illness in the Instagram Era
6 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

Chronic Illness in the Instagram Era

Migraine Moments: Laughing Through the Pain
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Migraine Moments: Laughing Through the Pain

Experiencing the Holidays with Depression
4 mins
article
René Brooks

Experiencing the Holidays with Depression

Favorite Holiday Gifts for People with ADHD
4 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

Favorite Holiday Gifts for People with ADHD

Love and Pain: Dating with Migraine
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Love and Pain: Dating with Migraine

How to Talk to Your Partner About Migraine
4 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

How to Talk to Your Partner About Migraine

Why I Won't Hide My Asthma
5 mins
article
Kamilah Howard

Why I Won't Hide My Asthma

Depression in the Age of Conspicuous Positivity
3 mins
article
René Brooks

Depression in the Age of Conspicuous Positivity

How to Fight Disconnection When You’re Depressed
3 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

How to Fight Disconnection When You’re Depressed

4 Things People with Asthma Are Tired of Hearing
2 mins
article
Kerri Mackay

4 Things People with Asthma Are Tired of Hearing

Finding (and Building) Community Around You
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Finding (and Building) Community Around You

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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