Posts By Nelly Katsarova

If you’ve been following the blog you know that we mainly address patients here, yet once in a while, there will be a post that’s aimed at their loved ones and caregivers. Friends and family are important components in the treatment of any chronic illness - all you need is love, as the lyrics go. Well, not entirely. You also…

Fatigue is arguably one of the worst symptoms of myasthenia gravis. Together with muscle weakness, fatigue can lead to a significant decline in the quality of life. It may sound familiar: sleepiness even after a full night’s rest, feeling too tired to participate in favourite activities, get involved in the community or do your job even when you feel internally…

Recently, under one of our Facebook posts, there was a discussion about the importance of vitamin D in autoimmune diseases and the link between vitamin D deficiency and autoimmunity. We at FindMeCure welcome your thoughts and suggestions because opening up a dialogue with patient communities is important to us. Your experiences, observations, insights and perspective are valuable and we love…

We already know that our mental state can have a huge impact on our physical wellbeing. Stress can amplify the sensation of pain, it can increase inflammation and push us towards unhealthy coping mechanisms that are detrimental to our physical condition (like smoking) or our general wellness (like disordered eating). We know that there can be a physical manifestation of…

We know now that women experience health conditions differently than men do. Different health needs, however, are not limited to reproductive health and “bikini medicine” - the idea that men and women are physiologically different only in their reproductive function - can significantly lower women’s quality of life. From the way they metabolize drugs to diseases and conditions that mostly…

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