Many of us with sickle cell suffer from avascular necrosis of the hip, where the bone is damaged by sickle cell blockage, leading to a prolonged limp, pain on that
Ever wanted to try Ayurveda, but didn’t know where to start? April has outlined some of the basic principles to a better body, mind, and spirit.
Its important to educate our sons on trait awareness, and not just our daughters.
Rachelle expounds on sickle cell retinopathy; what it is, how it occurs, and how it is treated.
This entry is long, but so useful if you are having problems with your memory, and getting tasks accomplished at work, school, or home because of sickle cell.
Paula is a new mom who has sickle cell that is sharing her experience with everyone. I hope this helps all the new moms and moms-to-be out there.
Iron overload is one of the complications that many sickle cell warriors face. Did you know there was a calculation to iron overload? Our resident nerd, Dr. Lakiea Bailey breaks down the math.
This is the finale of the interview with Raheem C, the sickle cell patient who underwent a stem cell transplant and is now sickle cell free! Congratulations Raheem! Live free and be happy!
Part 2 of this series gives you tips and strategies to overcome addiction. It isn’t easy, but it’s completely achievable.
The first part of this 3 part series deals with the definitions for addiction, tolerance, physical dependence, and pseudo-addiction
Learn more about jaundice, and why the eyes of sickle cell warriors are often yellow.
Renal papillary necrosis is a sickle cell complication that we need to watch out for. Read on to learn more…
A headache could be the first symptom of a life-threatening complication and should not be taken lightly.
This series will focus on breaking down and understanding each of the complications that might develop from sickle cell, so
One of the most severe complications with sickle cell is strokes. Learn more about how to assess, prevent and treat this complication.