Kerri Mackay

Asthma and Anxiety: Making Connections

There’s significant overlap between each condition in terms of symptoms and physiological changes in the body.

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.

3 Stress Patient Stories

Beyond Pain: How I Cope with Arthritis Symptoms
4 mins
article

Beyond Pain: How I Cope with Arthritis Symptoms

The Daily Struggles of Adult ADHD
3 mins
article
Adam Weitz

The Daily Struggles of Adult ADHD

5 Surprising Things That Make My Migraine Attacks Worse
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

5 Surprising Things That Make My Migraine Attacks Worse

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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