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    Research Study Request: Chronic Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

Research Study Request: Chronic Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

From time to time, we get requests from researchers who would like members of the sickle cell community to participate in various types of research. This inquiry has been pre-screened, and your info will be kept confidential and private. Please use your own judgement, and only proceed if you fee

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    Yoga and Sickle Cell

Yoga and Sickle Cell

Read about April’s journey from becoming a yoga student to a yoga master, and a teacher’s teacher.

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    Should You Use Marijuana for Sickle Cell?

Should You Use Marijuana for Sickle Cell?

If you were considering using marijuana for sickle cell, here are a few things to think about.

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    Pack it Up!

Pack it Up!

The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared. As a Sickle Cell Warrior or Caregiver, you too must always be prepared. Get ready for a crisis with your bags packed

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    Stop The Pain Before It Starts!

Stop The Pain Before It Starts!

Ever wondered what else you can do to improve your health, avoid sickle cell episodes, and generally feel better? Here are some basic tips to get you started–from one warrior to another.

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    Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

Learning your child’s body can be a daunting task, especially with sickle cell. ElleJ shares her strategies with you, from one warrior mom to another.

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    Sickle Cell and Getting Prescriptions Filled

Sickle Cell and Getting Prescriptions Filled

Have you ever had a doctor refuse to write you a script or a pharmacist refuse your prescription? James gives some tips on how to get your prescriptions ordered and filled, no matter what state you live in.

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    For Parents: Overcoming the Fear of Sickle Cell

For Parents: Overcoming the Fear of Sickle Cell

Don’t give in to fear, fight every battle as if your warrior’s life depends on it!

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    How to Help those Affected by Sickle Cell Disease

How to Help those Affected by Sickle Cell Disease

Friends, partners, and family with a sickle cell warrior often wonder, what can they do to help? Here are a few tips to set you on the right path.

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Sickle Cell Stress and the Holidays

Sickle cell episodes are often triggered during the holidays. James explains why this happens and gives some tips on how to avoid a holiday hospitalization.

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Fighting For Your Rights in the Hospital

SCW expounds on what to do when you have been treated badly by a nurse or doctor in the hospital. Know your rights and take control of the situation!

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Signs of Sickle Cell Pain in Babies

How can you tell if your baby is having sickle cell pain or a crisis? SCW breaks down the 13 signs…

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    Constipation and Sickle Cell

Constipation and Sickle Cell

Pain meds can lead to constipation. Keep your bowels running smoothly with a few tips from other warriors just like you.

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Memory Loss During Sickle Cell Crisis

Have you ever been in crisis that you don’t remember much of anything? Well then, this article is for you.

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Pain From a Shower

Have you ever taken a shower in the AM and had pain almost immediately afterwards?

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