Rare Medical Diseases

The person in your body drags herself to the end of the work day, manages to pour a bowl of cereal for dinner, and leaves the bowl in the sink because washing it feels overwhelming. — Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW

Strangely, in this world we live in today, we are faced with a mountain of diseases and illnesses that can plague our doors. You wouldn’t think there would be many rare medical diseases and yet there are quite a few; some are rarer than others but they can all be quite severe at times. It’s a scary world we do live in and sometimes, even with the advances in medicine, it’s not enough. There are still a lot of challenges that our health needs help with. The following are just a few rare medical diseases and hopefully, you will never have to know any more about them than absolutely necessary.

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Medical Terminology

It’s hard coming back when I used to be the person my co-workers went to when they needed a question answered and now I’m struggling with the most basic functions of my job. — Andrea Rosenhaft LCSW-R

Medical terminology often leaves many confused. When you hear the terminology associated with medicine and that field you can honestly listen and have no clue as to what people are saying. You are not alone in this. Understanding medical terminology is not easy, to say the least, and you do need to have well adverse in this area to work within it. So, what is medical terminology and how can someone learn it in today’s world? Continue reading “Medical Terminology”