Teena Gates

Navigating the Challenges and Joys of Caregiving

Teena Gates reflects on her journey into caregiving and how she navigates the challenges along the way.

30 Family Life Patient Stories

Celebrating Caregivers: Making Caring Visible
1 min
video

Celebrating Caregivers: Making Caring Visible

A Spotlight on the Children's Views of Chronic Illness Family Life
12 mins
article
Laura McKee

A Spotlight on the Children's Views of Chronic Illness Family Life

4 Things the Pandemic Has Taught me About Preparedness
6 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Things the Pandemic Has Taught me About Preparedness

COVID-19: Managing your Mental Health
1 min
article

COVID-19: Managing your Mental Health

Navigating Motherhood with Mental Health Problems
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

Navigating Motherhood with Mental Health Problems

How I Manage My Day as a Caregiver
6 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

How I Manage My Day as a Caregiver

The Reality of Raising Children with Migraine
7 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

The Reality of Raising Children with Migraine

Coping with the Fear of Not Having Children after Cancer
5 mins
article
Anna Crollman

Coping with the Fear of Not Having Children after Cancer

Trying to Conceive with Chronic Migraine
5 mins
article
Daisy Swaffer

Trying to Conceive with Chronic Migraine

How to Survive Christmas with Social Anxiety
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

How to Survive Christmas with Social Anxiety

What Caregiving Taught me About Holiday Magic
3 mins
article
Susanne White

What Caregiving Taught me About Holiday Magic

Navigating Pregnancy with Migraine
7 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Navigating Pregnancy with Migraine

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family

Parenting with Depression and Anxiety
5 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Parenting with Depression and Anxiety

How MS Influenced My Decision Whether or Not to Have Children
3 mins
article
Willeke van Eeckhoutte

How MS Influenced My Decision Whether or Not to Have Children

7 Activities for Kids when MS Fatigue Kicks In
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

7 Activities for Kids when MS Fatigue Kicks In

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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