Physical Health

Why Migraines Aren’t Just Headaches

Common misconception. A migraine? Take some paracetamol. Have a shot. You'll be absolutely fine. Nope. Houston, we have a problem. Headaches are common, tension, sinus or "normal"? Whatever takes your pick. Migraines, however, are far more complex. Migraines are caused by nerve impulses and electrical impulses in the brain causing irritation to certain parts of… Continue reading Why Migraines Aren’t Just Headaches

Mental Health, Physical Health

Life As A Young Adult With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Today is the 6th anniversary of my open heart surgery. Happy birthday new ticker. I have been told many things throughout my recovery of the new health conditions that my operation so graciously bestowed upon me, some nice and some not so much. This is something I thought that I would never talk about but… Continue reading Life As A Young Adult With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mental Health, Physical Health

What I Learnt From My Experience in Great Ormond Street Hospital

I did not have a normal life as a teenager. Arguably, many people don’t. Everyone has their troubles, their sad song, something that makes their heartache so much it feels like it will fall apart. Most people I know have had an operation for something, they have had their tonsils out, an appendix eviction or… Continue reading What I Learnt From My Experience in Great Ormond Street Hospital