Mental and Physical Health

Understanding and coping skills needed concerning mental and physical health problems.

  • Bipolarity Women Feelings Emotions
    General,  Mental and Physical Health

    Managing Bipolar

    Through my years of being personally linked to a spouse who suffers from Bipolar Disorder, I have come to gain a lot of knowledge about the disease. The sufferer and those linked to them may lose all hope that there is no managing Bipolar but let me tell you…there is! Here are some ways we are managing Bipolar symptoms and find happiness. The first few years of our relationship was so hard and honestly frightening. I was not prepared to deal with and support what I was experiencing. I came into the relationship only knowing that Bipolar was “moody” which I naively believed I could handle “no problem”! The unexpected…

  • Kidney Anatomy Biology Body Cancer
    General,  Mental and Physical Health

    About Poly Cystic Kidney Disease

    PKD (or Poly Cystic Kidney Disease) is an incurable genetic disorder that can affect any ethnic and racial group. It causes fluid-filled cysts to grow within the kidneys that eventually prevent the kidneys from proper function. It may also lead to kidney failure in the later stages of the disease. There are two types of Poly Cystic Kidney Disease: Autosomal dominant (ADPKD) and autosomal recessive (ARPKD). ADPKD affects approximately 12.4 million people worldwide as it is the more common type of the disease. ARPKD is the rare form of the disease affecting around 1 in 20,000 children worldwide. Typically your kidney is about the size of your fist and weighs…