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Telehealth for High-Risk, Immunocompromised Patients: How to See Your Doctor Virtually During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Telehealth for High-Risk, Immunocompromised Patients: How to See Your Doctor Virtually During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 24// Coronavirus

Telehealth visits for routine care can help keep patients safe, make them feel connected to their doctor, and quell fears during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. As we learn new things daily about the coronavirus — and how to stop […]

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Handling Unpredictability in the Era of Coronavirus: A Psychologist’s Advice for Chronic Illness Patients

Mar 24// Coronavirus Mental Health

This advice from clinical psychologist Laurie Ferguson, PhD, can help you cope with the lack of control you may feel over your environment and health right now. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Most of my clients are telling me that the hardest part […]

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2 Panic Attacks in 2 Weeks of Self-Quarantine: A Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient’s Coronavirus Anxiety

Mar 24// Coronavirus Mental Health

I lived in New York City during and after the September 11 attacks. This reminded me of the feelings of dread and despair I had back then. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. My anxiety right now is through the roof. Just sitting here […]

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Cultivating Calm in an Anxious Time: How to Do a Simple ‘Mindful Body Scan’ Meditation

Mar 23// Coronavirus

This meditation from clinical psychologist Laurie Ferguson, PhD, can help reduce anxiety and stress. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. When you live with chronic illness there is always the balancing act of “being prepared for the worst” — which often means running difficult […]

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Here’s How I’m Adjusting My Rheumatoid Arthritis Self-Care Routine for Coronavirus — and It’s Not Easy

Mar 23// Coronavirus

‘I am taking some of the most extreme precautions I have ever taken in my life. Self-isolation, no play dates for my son, no non-essential outside trips, no dating. Did I mention how lonely all of this is?’ Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. […]

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State-by-State Public Health Resource Guide for Coronavirus Information

Mar 23// Coronavirus

The Global Healthy Living Foundation has compiled important state-by-state information on COVID-19 as well as trusted resources for national and international coronavirus updates. In a few short weeks, the COVID-19 outbreak has spread into a worldwide pandemic that is rapidly spreading in the United States. Information is changing very quickly and it is important to […]

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Psoriasis and Coronavirus: Understanding Risk, Hand Hygiene, and More

Mar 23// Coronavirus

Having psoriasis during the COVID-19 pandemic may also be problematic because your skin is much more apt to become irritated from all the frequent hand washing and sanitizing. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Because psoriasis primarily impacts the skin, many people assume it’s […]

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A Rheumatologist Explains Why a Hydroxychloroquine Shortage Is Terrifying to Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Mar 22// Coronavirus

‘Hydroxychloroquine is a safe, effective, and inexpensive therapy for conditions like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis. If there is a shortage, it will exacerbate health disparities. People who need an effective and affordable drug won’t be able to get it.’ Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. […]

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The Global Healthy Living Foundation Is Urging Senators to Allow Autoimmune Patients on Medicare to Get Infusion Drugs at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 21// Coronavirus

Our non-profit organization is urging U.S. senators to vote on this critical Medicare change. Here’s what you need to know. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Right now, autoimmune patients who get biologic medications as IV infusions are worried about potential coronavirus exposure while […]

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The 20+ Things That #HighRiskCovid19 Patients Are Completely Tired of Hearing Already

Mar 21// Coronavirus

These comments can be insensitive or downright thoughtless, so think twice before you make them. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. If you are #HighRiskCovid19 what are you tired of hearing? Let us know for an upcoming article. cc: @mollyschreiber @BeingCharisBlog @JediMaster941 @DawnMGibson @UnxpctdAdvocate […]

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