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Guest Post: To My Bipolar Disorder by Bipolar Thrive Guide
I can write to you because you are not me You have undoubtedly made your presence known in my life, but you do not define me Through the years as I have journeyed with you, I (and my loved ones) have ..
The Pervasive Learning Myths We Need To Ditch In 2021
When the pandemic brought our worlds to a screeching halt in March 2020, we were forced to re-evaluate how we live, work, and spend our free time. In most cases, we adapted quickly, smoothed out the..
Repairing with alemtuzumab
If you are taking alemtuzumab you may be familiar with the idea that alemtuzumab promotes remyelination. Here we have a new paper saying that by measuring electrical activity of nerves from the eye..
My Seizures Don’t Come From Epilepsy — They Are A Trauma Response
I just finished the latest installment of my favorite horror franchise, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and can I just say — this threequel did not disappoint. I have a weird little soft spot ..
Guest Post: Travelling With A Mental Illness by Em
Travelling can be a joyous experience filled with adventures, laughs and the opportunity for unique memories to be created. However, travelling is not excluded from the stress we experience in..
#ECTRIMS2021: Cladribine and COVID-19
Barts-MS rose-tinted-odometer: ★★★★ Monday morning lime green & purple haze, #800080 #32CD32 How safe is cladribine during COVID-19? I have been saying that based on its mode of action cladribine..
Meet the Team: Patricia McLaughlin
Meet Patricia: a committed and passionate Cystic Fibrosis Canada employee, a mother of two, and a lover of all things 90-Day Fiancé. From her days...The post Meet the Team: Patricia McLaughlin..
LungFit GO Safe, Well-tolerated, Interim Trial Analysis Shows
Treatment with LungFit GO, an inhaled form of nitric oxide that can be self-administered at home, has so far been well-tolerated in a pilot clinical trial testing the investigational medication in..
Paying To Skip The Line At Disney World Starts Today
Disney’s new Genie+ and Lightning Lanes pay services are making waves online Over the summer, Disney announced that they would be rolling out a new “pay to ride” service at both Disneyland and Walt..
Antigenic key to MS?…….Again
Recently at ECTRIMS we heard of a plan for antigen-specific tolerance against 12 peptides against MBP. MOG, PLP, RASPGPR2 and GDP-L-fucose synthase to treat MS, starting in Spring 2022 (R Martin..
Poop Anxiety: What To Do If Your Kid Is Holding It In (Ouch!)
Everybody poops. There are even books about it for kids and adults alike. But what happens when they can’t? And by they, I mean kids. And by can’t, I mean won’t. I know that being constipated is a..
Third Vaccine Successful
I have already made it well-known how upsetting I have found the COVID-19 virus and those that are refusing to get the vaccine that is free. My husband and I both got the first two vaccines as soon..
Living With a Bipolar Spouse: Patterns, Realities, Support – Verywell Health
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that can cause significant mood changes. A person’s energy levels, thoughts, feelings, […]The post Living With a Bipolar Spouse: Patterns, Realities,..
Some Of Our Fave Celebs Who Absolutely Rock Halloween
There is just something about Halloween that overwhelms me when it comes to deciding on a costume for myself. My main goal every year is to ensure that my kids make it around our neighborhood long..
#MSCOVID19: a call to arms
Barts-MS rose-tinted-odometer: ★★★ Black and Gray Hurricane Friday, #000000 #d3d3d3 I was kindly invited by David Martin the CEO of the MS Trust to participate in a Parliamentary round table meeting ..
My Kids Have My Full Blessing To Be ‘Rude’ To Creepers
Give them license to be rude when someone feels "off." Their physical safety is so much more important than any social norm.The post My Kids Have My Full Blessing To Be ‘Rude’ To Creepers appeared..
How Sleep Patterns Affect Your Mental Health
Sleep and mental health have a pretty close relationship that most people living with mood disorders may not know about. Sleep deprivation can mess up your emotional processing, increasing your odds..
What is Lupus?
Stand-Up Comedy as Stress Relief with Bipolar
I used to fear my creative side, associating it with mania. To my surprise, stand-up comedy has become a must-have outlet for maintaining my mood stability. Performing Stand-Up Releases Tension..
Removing Gender Labels Does Not Remove Gender, Just Harmful Stereotypes
California recently passed a law that requires large department stores with at least 500 employees to display a “reasonable selection” of children’s products with gender-neutral signage. Toys,..
#MSCOVID19 and anti CD20 and covid-19 vaccination responses. More of the same. T cell responses not ..
More of the same….anti-CD20 inhibits seroconversion, but there is a T cell response. Even if there is an antibody response it is of lower quality. Get vaccinated before anti-CD20 and the vaccine..
King of Prussia Hospital Spot B 30-second Update
My Youngest Kid Is ‘Spoiled’ Because I’m F*cking Tired
Friends, it brings me no great pleasure to admit this, but all the rumors are true. (No, not the Lizzo song, but it’s a banger, amirite?) If you have more than one child, your last one is doomed to..
Building Trust in a Relationship: Steps You Can Take
Image courtesy of Pexels CC0 License In a relationship, distrust may spread like flames in an inferno if not carefully contained. Trust, from both sides, is the very foundation of a relationship, and ..
The King has not left the Building and is Back Again within a Week..Antibody responses on anti-CD20 ..
Dr. Marton König (i.e. King in Norwegian) appeared on the blog earlier this week and is back again, to further show you what I have been saying for months. “If you want to optimise your antibody..
Boehringer Acquires Rights to Potential CF Inhalation Gene Therapy
Boehringer Ingelheim has taken legal steps giving it the lead role in further development of a long-lasting, inhalation gene therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF), called BI 3720931, that stems from a..
Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative: Advancing Care Through Genetic Testing for Epilepsy
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative offers an expert team and access to genetic testing for epilepsy. www.chop.edu/enginIn this video:1:15 What is epilepsy?1:50..
Big Steps In Removing Gender Bias From Toys
LEGO has announced that they will “work to remove gender stereotypes from its toys” after they discovered the harm gender bias in toys was perpetuating in children’s choice activities. Girls were..
Our New Hospital in King of Prussia: Animated Tour
Experience a 3D animated “fly-through” tour of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s new hospital, opening soon in King of Prussia. https://www.chop.edu/koph
Must-Have Kitchen Items To Make Cooking Less of A Chore
Out of all the things I am, a wizard in the kitchen is not one of them. Growing up my Mom almost always had home-cooked meals ready for dinner, and breakfast on the weekends. I was sure I would..
Breaking the Cycle of Self-Sabotage
Hope & Harmony HeadlinesNovember 7, 2021 • Volume 14, Issue 44 Self-sabotage is when we undermine what we want and what we believe in. And everyone does it—to some degree. Before they made history,..
Connecting patients, caregivers, and doctors in the gMG community
Wellbeing Tips and Activities for Children: Twinkl Blog featuring Eleanor
I was approached by childrens learning website Twinkl to contribute some tips and ideas for the wellbeing of children this Autumn. I am delighted to be featured in Twinkl’s recent blog – Autumn..
Eculizumab Shows Better Prolonging of Time to NMOSD Relapse Than Other Treatments
NIH Awards $2.1M for Collaborative Work on Potential Gene Therapy
A team of researchers from the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Human Medicine and Spectrum Health will use a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance..
Global Genes, Diversity Coalition Team Up to Advance Health Equity
Global Genes has partnered with the Rare Disease Diversity Coalition (RDDC) to advance health equity for rare disease patients and caregivers in underrepresented communities of color. “For rare..
Developing the AHP workforce of the future
Student Practice Placements don’t just provide benefits for students, as Senior Improvement Advisor Lynn Flannigan found out when she and Focus on Dementia colleague Stephen Lithgow supported..
Stomach Ulcer, Lactose Intolerance and Escherichia Coli
The bacteria Helicobacter Pylori can cleverly pass through the protective layer of gastric mucus on top of the stomach lining. They do this by secreting enzymes that degrade the mucus and disrupt the ..
King of Prussia Hospital Spot B 15-second Update
The Five Types Of ID You Should Digitize ASAP
I mean, it’s 2021. Why are people still walking around with important pieces of information on paper or plastic?The post The Five Types Of ID You Should Digitize ASAP appeared first on Scary Mommy