February 28th, 2021 marks Rare Disease Day across the world, with events taking place in over 100 countries. Rare diseases are a major part of modern healthcare as they can often be chronic, debilitating or in some cases, even fatal.
Today’s blog post discusses the neurological condition epilepsy – what it is, how it is treated and how to live with it.
Today’s Solace Nutrition blog post would like to share with you some of the basics of this rare disease.
In an increasingly complex health and wellness sector, it can be confusing to keep up with all the latest trends and insights. Regardless, many individuals are taking their health into their own hands as it is now much easier to access medical information. Knowledge is key when it comes to staying healthy, but sometimes misinformation […]
Mitochondrial cytopathies are a class of disorders that affect muscle and nervous systems. They’re caused by genetic mutations that affect cells’ mitochondria, which are responsible for providing energy.1 Examples include Kearns-Sayre syndrome, Leigh’s syndrome, Mitochondrial Depletion syndrome, Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis and Stroke-like episodes, and more.2 Treatment Treatments for mitochondrial diseases continue to emerge, and […]
Being diagnosed yourself, or having someone close to you diagnosed with a rare disease is an understandably frightening experience. When it comes to navigating the beginning stages of treating a rare disease, knowledge is power. Understanding it is the first step in conquering it. Mitochondrial diseases are disorders that occur when the structures that produce […]