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Marilyn Monroe

19 Famous People with Borderline Personality Disorder

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to have a borderline personality disorder? People with BPD are often viewed as out-of-control, flighty, self-destructive risk-takers. Self-mutilation is generally the first thing that comes to mind when most people hear the term “borderline. Note that Borderline disorder has the […]

Famous People with Bipolar Disorder

25 Famous People with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar is a health condition whereby an individual experiences an unusual mood swing, thus lowering their quality of life. This is a severe mental health condition that affects more than two million American adults each year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and celebrities are not spared. […]

Heart Awareness Month

Heart Awareness Month: Make Your Heart Health a Priority

Did you know that February is American Heart Month? The Heart Truth and NHLBI celebrate this month by motivating more Americans to make the switch to a healthier lifestyle to prevent heart disease. Especially now, focusing on your heart health has never been more important because people with poor heart […]

Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

National Thyroid Awareness runs every January for the entire month. The American Thyroid Association estimates that roughly 20 million people have a thyroid disorder, and they predict that more than 12% of the population will develop problems with their thyroid during their lifetimes. This number could be significantly higher, but […]

splenic flexure syndrome

Unraveling the Mysteries of Splenic Flexure Syndrome

INTRODUCTION All of us have occasionally suffered from abdominal pain involving trapped gas in the intestinal tract. As miserable as we feel when this happens, we look for a cause and believe relief will not be far away. What happens, though, when the usual treatments do not work and the […]