How I Learned to Love My Bald Self

My journey with alopecia led me to redefine beauty and find another purpose in life

Real Women, Real Stories

Fast Facts: Everything You Need to Know About the Thyroid

Women are more likely to have problems with their thyroid than men. Here's what you need to know.

Your Health

A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19

Did you know you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19?

Your Health

Tichina’s Most Important Role

Tichina Arnold became a lupus warrior, after her younger sister, Zenay, was diagnosed with the disease

Chronic Care Issues

The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

What you need to know about keeping your gut and vaginal microbiomes in balance.

Your Health

My Long Climb Out of Chronic Lyme

Living with Lyme Disease felt like being unable to pull up the blinds on the window and see the sky.

Real Women, Real Stories

How I Live My Best Life With Two Autoimmune Diseases

Lisa thought pain in her foot was due to a stress fracture but it was actually a symptom of rheumatoid arthritis. Read her story.

Real Women, Real Stories

I Have Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Which You've Probably Never Heard Of

After having multiple miscarriages Emily was diagnosed with antiphospholipid syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that causes an increased risk of blood clots. Read her story.

Real Women, Real Stories

The Risks of Undiagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis

Learn more about this autoimmune disease and what can happen if left undiagnosed and untreated.

Your Health

A Numb Arm Led to My Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis

Read how one woman managed the emotional and mental aspects of being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease at the age of 49.

Fibromyalgia

I Was Diagnosed With a Rare Autoimmune Liver Disease Before I Had Any Symptoms

After a PBC diagnosis, I learned to self-advocate and discovered my “own normal.”

Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)

Many Misdiagnosed With MS

Almost one in five multiple sclerosis patients may be misdiagnosed with the autoimmune disease

Menopause & Aging Well

How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy

When I was 21 I was blindsided with a diagnosis of an incurable chronic illness. I was told I had Crohn's disease—an autoimmune disease that attacks the gastrointestinal tract, leading to severe pain and fatigue (just to name a few of the downsides).

Real Women, Real Stories

Chronic Illness and Motherhood: Why I Didn't Let Crohn's Disease Rob Me of My Future

When I was 21, my world turned upside down and I was blindsided with a diagnosis of an incurable chronic illness.

Real Women, Real Stories

Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'

With her pink tresses and eye-catching stage costumes, pop culture icon Cyndi Lauper was never one to hide. But that's exactly what she wanted to do when she developed psoriasis, which spread to most of her body and sapped her strength before the skin dis

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