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What is recovery?

I went to see my consultant last week and got asked the same question she asks me every time; ‘in terms of percentages, how far would you say you have recovered?’ 490 more words



30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

The illness I live with is: anti NMDA-r encephalitis

I was diagnosed with it in the year:

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What Is Acamprosate For Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

Acamprosate (or calcium acetyl homotaurinate) is known to be a safe and effective drug for treating alcohol addiction. It reduces alcohol cravings and it is often prescribed for up to 12 months after a person stops drinking. 322 more words


Disruption of Communication Between Two Regions of the Brain Contributes to Symptoms of Psychiatric Illnesses

Basically, when the synaptic transmission between the hippocampus and the prefrontal cortex is disrupted, symptoms of mental illnesses such as schizophrenia are seen. This has been known for a long time. 517 more words


Friendship is like a flower

When you think of a friend, what is the first thing that comes to mind? We all tend to use the term ‘friend’ as a rather loose depiction of another human being that we spend time with.  491 more words


Internet bride

Stop the press.

It’s finally happened.

Someone has asked for my hand in marriage.

Actually, that isn’t quite the whole truth and nothing but the truth, but you get the gist. 497 more words


The c word

Hospitals are on ‘black alert’. Actually, my doctor friend told me that they are on ‘beyond black alert’. Whatever they are on, it is clear that they are in crisis. 508 more words