Sarah Foster

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD

After being diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, Sarah Foster found comfort in an ~un~emotional support animal – a pet store parrot.

5 Animals and nature Patient Stories

9 Tips to Combat Weight Gain During Cancer Treatment
5 mins
article
Todd Seals

9 Tips to Combat Weight Gain During Cancer Treatment

Can Dogs Help with Stress and Anxiety?
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Can Dogs Help with Stress and Anxiety?

The Power of Pet Therapy with Chronic Illness
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

The Power of Pet Therapy with Chronic Illness

Getting Active With Asthma
3 mins 3 secs
video
Beki Tovey

Getting Active With Asthma

Writing an Open Letter to My Mental Health Companion
5 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Writing an Open Letter to My Mental Health Companion

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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