Médication

The Feeling Of Social Anxiety

Arthur Peirce | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Arthur Peirce

Those who have not experienced the common, yet unique stress of social anxiety, they would be forgiven for thinking that it marks itself as stress and fear in social situations. Perhaps an intense awkwardness. This is true and accurate, yet there is more.

Achieving Remission For The First Time Ever

Bryony Hopkins | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bryony Hopkins

This blog post has been in the pipeline for a few weeks now. Well, since my gastro consultant told me for the first time in my entire life that I'm in 'clinical remission' from my Crohn's Disease. Big announcement. Big two words - two words I wasn't expecting to hear... at all.

This Trick Will Reveal If You're Being Ripped Off For Medicine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you’re buying medication, be sure to check out the product licence number (PL number) on the packet. A postman’s Facebook status has gon...

Living With Chronic Pain Isn't Just About Living With Pain

Elizabeth Sirrell | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sirrell

Families can become frustrated. Sometimes they can't understand why the pain can't be cured with some extra strong headache pills. Sometimes they can't cope with seeing them in pain. Sometimes they might not believe that the pain can be so controlling. And sometimes they want a more 'reliable' relative. Sometimes they too just drift away.

It's Okay to Talk - But, It's Also Okay to Take Medication

Charlie Smith | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Smith

Over the past few weeks, mental health has been all over the media. Whether it be a documentary on the BBC about mental health and sport, or news about Prince Harry's experience of counselling, mental health has become a big talking point.

10 Things You Should Know if Your Other Half Has Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Anna Gaunt | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Gaunt

There seems to be few people in this world who can deal with having a partner with a chronic illness. Thank you for making us feel like less of a burden. Thank you for making us feel like the amazing people that we actually are! Thank you for loving us. We will love you endlessly in return.

Pharmas Must Play Fair: Government Must Play Fast

Clare Pelham | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK
Clare Pelham

When it comes to delivering healthcare in a timely and costly manner, we cannot wait a decade to get our act together. We are on the cusp of a new era in the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions.

Ibuprofen 'May Trigger Or Worsen Heart Failure'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Commonly used painkillers and nutritional supplements could cause or worsen heart failure in patients, according to a new statement from the American ...

Why Couldn't Painkillers Help Prince's (Or Anyones) Long Term Pain?

Jamie Wareham | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Wareham

Let us be clear from the offset, we don't yet know the circumstances of his death. What we do know is he had a pain problem and that he's also been given antidotes to counteract high doses of pain medication.

Bipolar Disorder - The Invisible

Sharon Sutton | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Sutton

It's not like I have a broken leg or skin condition that is visible to the naked eye. I have an illness which is invisible; however I dislike seeing it as an illness, more of an ability at times no matter how bizarre that may sound. I believe it is what has driven me to be successful in what I do.

The Conversations We Should Be Having About Anti-Depressants

Natasha Barrett | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Natasha Barrett

Being able to admit that you need anti-depressants and ask for the help, let alone openly talk about it, makes you a strong person in itself and mental health needs to start being taken as seriously as physical illness so people are encouraged to feel comfortable with it.

Women Share Medication Selfies To Prove There's No Shame In Getting Help

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

"The best things I've done have been while medicated; the worst when I have not. Ain't no shame in my game," writes Instagram user Sare Tucker. Tuc...

Hope Can End Your Mental Health Suffering

Charlie Evans | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Evans

My anxiety and depressive episodes in recent years have impacted upon my life considerably. But finally, there is light at the end of the tunnel. I write to offer a message of hope, a message that hopefully will resonate with many mental health sufferers. It gets better.

Did You Know You Can Get Free Calpol On The NHS?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

Parents have discovered that the NHS will cover the cost of some children's over-the-counter medication, such as Calpol, after one mother's Facebook p...

When Hospital Isn't the Safest Place to Be

Steve Ford | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK
Steve Ford

From January 2013 to December 2014 people with Parkinson's were subject to over 3,300 avoidable medication errors in hospitals across England. Almost 600 of these caused discernible harm including increased pain, severe rigidity and hallucinations.

Being Bipolar: A Dangerous View on the Illness

Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh

You wouldn't tell someone with diabetes not to take their medication, and you shouldn't do that to someone with bipolar either. It is a serious illness that needs to be treated seriously.

ADHD: Myth or Reality

Bob Morgan | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bob Morgan

Dr Wariyar talked about many aspects of ADHD - including of course - the core symptoms. Inattention - difficulty in giving attention to detail - not appearing to listen - difficulty in completing a task - not following through on instructions.

Things You Should You Know About Taking Medication

Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh

I thought I was maybe nearing my way to remission. I thought I had got to a point where the illness didn't define my life any more, where it didn't disable me. I thought I had it under control.

Depression Is Embarrassing

Fiona Kennedy | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Kennedy

We've come a long way in recent times in our ability to talk about mental health. Increasingly people are able to admit when they're struggling, to realise that they need help, and we're slowly, albeit too slowly for my liking, chipping away at the stigma that surrounds mental illness. But then something like this pops up.

Where do We Draw the Line on Help and Support for People With Mental Illness?

Phill Hudson | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Phill Hudson

Where do we draw the line on help and support for people with Mental illness? I ask this question because I have seen what happens when families and friends say enough is enough you're in this on your own!

Why Flying Ryanair Can Make You Happy

Danny McCubbin | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

Last Friday I had followed my own advice and everything was going smoothly but then for some reason I started feeling agitated at everything that was happening around me. Why was the bloke next to me hogging both armrests? Why was the flight attendant so angry and snappy with the customers?

Are Ya Bad? Or Are Ya Bad Bad?

Fiona Kennedy | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Kennedy

Hubby pointed out once that there may be people reading this who are trying to understand what someone who is depressed is going through, why they are acting the way they are, and I hope I've been able to give you some insight into that. I'm sure it's different for everyone, but for me, this is how it manifests.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Fiona Kennedy | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Kennedy

When I'm depressed it's really pronounced - I can go from ok to dangerously low to barely contained anger in a matter of hours. When I'm well, my mood tends to follow those around me - if I'm with people who are in good form, I'm in good form. If there's stress or angst around me, I take it on. As Therapist described it today, I'm a chameleon when it comes to mood.

New Treatments For Depression Reported Beyond Prozac And Proloft

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new study looking at what causes depression may open the door to new treatments beyond antidepressants such as Prozac and Zoloft. Reporting in t...

Sharing Medical Data Is Not Okay

Danielle Lowe | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

There are many issues about sharing a persons personal medical data with other organisations and companies, some issues are big and others are much smaller. For me, it causes many issues. I'm not afraid to share with the world that I have a heart condition, caused by a lack of fibrillin gene meaning my aorta just keeps expanding. In fact, that's pretty rare in itself, admitting it can stop people wanting to hire me, because even though it's controlled - I pose too much of a risk.