Chronic Health Conditions

Dealing with a chronic health condition is a marathon effort that can often be taxing on multiple fronts—issues stemming from the disease itself, as well as the stress and mental fatigue that can come from constantly coping with a life-altering illness. Finding an accurate diagnosis, navigating health care systems, acquiring the needed resources for treatment, and managing unreachable expectations from others can seem like never-ending struggles that few understand. Thankfully, many options exist for coming to terms with the nature of the condition and finding relief from it, handling the ins and outs of living with it, and sometimes thriving in the face of its difficulties. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

How Treating the Mind Can Heal the Body

Health care providers are increasingly using wholistic approaches to treat chronic medical conditions. One new approach may have a significant impact for people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Benefits of Acupressure: How This Traditional Therapy Can Improve Your Health

From helping you get restful sleep to relieving anxiety and stress, acupressure is known to be beneficial in a number of health concerns, and no, it doesn't need needles.

Touch Therapy: Is It Worth Trying?

According to energy healing theory, you’ll typically enjoy good health when energy flows easily throughout the body. Any imbalances or disruptions in the energy flow, however, can contribute to illness, pain, mental health symptoms, and other distress.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Acupressure

The form of massage therapy is used for everything from immune support to anxiety relief.

A Dose of a Hallucinogen From a ‘Magic Mushroom,’ and Then Lasting Peace

Two studies used psilocybin to see if the drug could reduce depression and anxiety in cancer patients. The results were striking.


Chronic Pain