An open letter to those who believe people with an invisible illness are faking or lazy. It highlights the reality of living with an invisible illness. Life with chronic pain, mental illness and invisible illnesses
Female patient chained to a post in an 18th century mental asylum. Methods of constraint such as this were often used because patients were seen as being dangerous. It also made the job easier for the few warders assigned to look after the patients. In 1792, the French physician Philippe Pinel was the first to realize that such deprivation of movement & light actually worsened patients' mental conditions.
Stress is at the heart of and a leading factor in many chronic diseases, medical conditions, accidents, mental and emotional disorders and disturbances. Yoga has been studied for its beneficial effects on stress and anxiety. 13 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief [Infographic]