Category: W4 Reflection

Male Postpartum Depression

Male postpartum depression is a condition when the male becomes depressed one year after the child is born. This diseases is not uncommon from the male species. There are a lot of requirements and time to be put into raising…

Type I Diabetes

The medical condition I chose to analyze is type I diabetes. Type I diabetes (also known as juvenile diabetes), is an autoimmune disorder in which the body is unable to produce any or little insulin in order to control blood…

Fibromyalgia

I chose Fibromyalgia mainly because I never understood what it was. I always thought it was a diagnosis gave to hypochondriac clients or sufferers wanted pity and sympathy so they just said they had it. It’s awful, I know, I…

Fibromyalgia + the Type A Personality

This blog describes the daily struggles, symptoms, and suffering of a woman diagnosed with fibromyalgia. This is a tough disease because it is so unpredictable, not very well understood, and comes with an extensive variety of symptoms. This illness narrative…

Male Postpartum Depression

Male postpartum depression sadly, is not as well known as postpartum depression in women. And because of this, new fathers go through a rough time after the birth of a child and some even have no idea that they are…

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is not normally what is heard by the masses. Normally what is heard I just the word, “diabetes”, and when only diabetes is used (as opposed to distinguishing between types I and II) this conjures very distinct…

Fibromyalgia

The medical condition I chose is Fibromyalgia. I heard of Fibromyalgia but I was not fully aware of everything dealing with this syndrome so it was pretty interesting to learn about it. “Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that is characterized by…

Paternal Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a form of depression that affects parents specifically after their child is born. While this form of depression is most commonly associated with mothers, there is also a chance of the father getting postpartum depression, which many…

Male Post-Partum Depression

The phenomenon of postpartum depression in males is not a very well known condition, especially not as much as postpartum depression in females. However it does occur, and the experience can be just as bad, if not worse. Postpartum depression…

Fibromyalgia

The condition I have decided to write about is Fibromyalgia. Reading the blog from this week’s materials, the author’s description of the disease surprised me very much. It seems to be a combination of every awful, chronic disease that exists….