Here you’ll find articles related to symptoms & conditions. We’ve all experienced unpleasant symptoms throughout our lives, whether short-lived or ongoing. In some cases, the cause of those symptoms is obvious and the treatment is clear. Wahoo! But in the vast majority of cases, the underlying cause of symptoms is much more difficult to root out. So difficult, in fact, that many people just accept their symptoms as normal, no matter how unpleasant and disruptive they may be.

We believe that each person has the capability to heal chronic symptoms and become the healthiest version of him or herself. It takes work and determination, but it’s doable. These articles dive into symptoms and conditions, helping you to learn more about the landscape of chronic health problems and better understand what might be behind any issues you’re experiencing. 

Read these articles to learn about specific symptoms and conditions and how to heal them, whether from in-depth guides, expert interviews, or inspirational stories of individuals who healed their symptoms naturally.

How this Economist Used Spreadsheets to Heal Autoimmune Disease

How this Economist Used Spreadsheets to Heal Autoimmune Disease

Mette was 14 years old when she was diagnosed with her first autoimmune condition, psoriasis. She noticed three red dots on her neck, then woke up the next day covered in them. “The shock in and of itself was pretty disturbing to a young girl,” she told WellBe. This was the beginning of a decades-long struggle with chronic illness, which led to five more diagnoses, a ton of drug prescriptions, and, ultimately, the realization that she wasn’t far from death. That’s when she decided to take control of her treatment, find true health — and found a company, Mymee, that helps others do the same.
Maya Dusenbery on How Medical Gaslighting Sidelines Women’s Health Problems

Maya Dusenbery on How Medical Gaslighting Sidelines Women’s Health Problems

Maya Dusenbery had been working as a feminist writer for most of her adult life, but she hadn’t spent much time thinking about how women were treated in medicine. Then, an unexpected personal health issue showed her firsthand the unique challenges that women face in navigating the healthcare system. Her book, Doing Harm, stems from this experience and looks more largely at gender bias in medicine and how it hurts women. Read on to hear her story and learn why women’s health problems are often sidelined, why medical gaslighting is so widespread, how gender bias in research changes outcomes for women, and more. 
What Causes Brain Fog? Plus the Best Brain Fog Treatment and Natural Remedies

What Causes Brain Fog? Plus the Best Brain Fog Treatment and Natural Remedies

We’re all familiar with feeling “out of it” sometimes. It’s part of being a person, especially in our distraction-filled, fast-paced digital world. But sometimes that feeling persists, settling in our minds and making it hard for us to accomplish anything at all. Yes, brain fog is very real, and very unpleasant, and, unfortunately, a little tricky to get to the root of. This guide is here to help. Read on to learn the definition of brain fog, what causes brain fog, plus brain fog treatment and natural remedies for brain fog.