Claire Eastham

5 Ways to Tackle Phone Anxiety

Telephobia isn’t a fear of phones as objects; it is performance anxiety related to being on or making a call.

87 Relationships & Social Patient Stories

The Problem with Not Talking about Heart Failure
7 mins
article
Rob Obey

The Problem with Not Talking about Heart Failure

Why We Need to Say STOP to Social Media Scare Tactics
7 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Why We Need to Say STOP to Social Media Scare Tactics

Being Honest with Each Other about Heart Failure
8 mins
article
Rob Obey

Being Honest with Each Other about Heart Failure

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves

Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud
9 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud

How To Support A Loved One With Migraine
3 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

How To Support A Loved One With Migraine

Why Asthma Has More Links to Emotion than You Think
4 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

Why Asthma Has More Links to Emotion than You Think

Finances, Fumes, and Frost: 3 Ways Asthma Affects My Life
6 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

Finances, Fumes, and Frost: 3 Ways Asthma Affects My Life

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure
7 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure

When Asthma and Wanderlust Go Head to Head
5 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

When Asthma and Wanderlust Go Head to Head

6 Tips for Dating with Social Anxiety
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

6 Tips for Dating with Social Anxiety

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent
12 mins
article
Laura McKee

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent

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

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family

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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