Awareness

Living vs Surviving 

You know the question….. We’ve all asked it, and all thought carefully about how to answer. The question is nothing life altering to most and seems simple enough. But to many the answer is FAR from simple. Now you are probably wondering what question I might be speaking of. Well….. the common probably the most common and generic question asked, “How are you?”     To most that’s not a big question and gets a simple answer of “Okay,” orRead More

Lupus Paychosis/ Neuropsychiatric Lupus 

Lupus psychosis or  Neuropsychiatric Lupus sounds pretty scary right? Well it is. It may also sound pretty far fetched…. That it is not!!!!It is a truly scary condition that someone with lupus can deal with, but others who don’t have lupus might have trouble understanding.  So what exactly IS LUPUS PSYCHOSIS??? Or Neuropsychiatric Lupus? The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has identified “19 different ways that lupus can affect nervous system, including the brain. This complication of lupus is knownRead More

The Basics of Infertility! 

Infertility….. I am sure that you all know someone who has been affected or you have been affected by infertility. April 23-29 2017 is Infertility Awareness Week.  To give you an idea of just how many are affected, here are some staggering statistics regarding infertility.  7.4 million women, or 11.9% of women, have ever received any infertility services in their lifetime. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC) 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble gettingRead More

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