Stance and Notion

Bipolar Mania: behind the Term

“She is so bipolar“, “I’m so bipolar“, “I feel so bipolar right now”, “Bipolar Mania is a fad” Bipolar Mania, manic-depressive disorder, there are many terms for this illness. It’s also the subject of misuse whether it’s in a Wattpad story or real life scenario. In a day and age of awakening, some people just can’t find it in themselves …

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Stance and Notion

Family Culture: The Difference between Discipline and Verbal Abuse

Family Culture is an ongoing series discussing the problems with modern families under Stance and Notion. This first topic covers how families intertwine discipline with verbal abuse.  “It’s for your own good” That is how my relatives defend their actions when it comes to discipline. I am by no means a perfect person. I will make mistakes here and there. …

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Of Illness and Experience

A List of Complications Part I: The Nervous System

List of Complications Part I: Nervous System is the introduction to the illnesses that will later be blog entries under Illness and Experience.  Multiple Sclerosis (Central Nervous System) Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic illness that takes place in the CNS region. The immune system attacks the myelin sheath, causing demyelination to take place. It is an autoimmune disease that affects …

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Of Illness and Experience

MS: Silent, Invisible, Chronic Disease

An Introduction Disseminated Sclerosis, Encephalomyelitis Disseminata, Multiple Sclerosis-MS MS is known by many names but not by a lot of people. A disease that is considered relatively rare as it only affects more than 2.5 million people across the globe. More than 2.5 people living with a potentially disabling disease. So what is MS? Multiple Sclerosis is an example of …

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