Laura McKee

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

When a parent becomes ill or is ill long-term, we wonder how it affects our children. Are they okay as they say they are? How much should we tell them? Laura McKee talks about her family’s strategies for coping and communication.

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Why (and How) to Create Your Migraine “Elevator Pitch"
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Why (and How) to Create Your Migraine “Elevator Pitch"

Learning to Say No: Setting Boundaries When Living with Migraine
6 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Learning to Say No: Setting Boundaries When Living with Migraine

What to Do When ADHD Drives You Up the Wall at Work
4 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

What to Do When ADHD Drives You Up the Wall at Work

Why Am I Always Late? ADHD and Time Management
5 mins
article
Terry Matlen

Why Am I Always Late? ADHD and Time Management

How to Create a Migraine Binder for ER Visits and Doctor’s Appointments
3 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

How to Create a Migraine Binder for ER Visits and Doctor’s Appointments

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support

How to Help a Loved One When Depression Becomes a Crisis
3 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

How to Help a Loved One When Depression Becomes a Crisis

My Migraine Story Is 6 Words Long
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

My Migraine Story Is 6 Words Long

My Hacks to Tackle 4 ADHD Challenges
3 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

My Hacks to Tackle 4 ADHD Challenges

5 Self-Care Practices I Do Every Day to Manage My Migraines
3 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

5 Self-Care Practices I Do Every Day to Manage My Migraines

Coping with Depression: 7 Tips for Those Days When You Just Can’t Win
3 mins
article
René Brooks

Coping with Depression: 7 Tips for Those Days When You Just Can’t Win

7 Tips to Avoid Summer Asthma Triggers
2 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

7 Tips to Avoid Summer Asthma Triggers

Navigating the ER with Migraine
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Navigating the ER with Migraine

Anatomy of a Migraine: Steps I Take at Each Phase
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Anatomy of a Migraine: Steps I Take at Each Phase

Beyond Pain: How I Cope with Other Migraine Symptoms
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Beyond Pain: How I Cope with Other Migraine Symptoms

Coping with Chronic Intractable Migraine
5 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

Coping with Chronic Intractable Migraine

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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