May

May is a huge awareness month. Here are just a few of the illnesses that have awareness month in May:

  • American Stroke Awareness Month (promoted by the National Stroke Association)
  • Arthritis Awareness Month
  • National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • Children’s Mental Health Week
  • Clean Air Month
  • Global Employee Health and Fitness Month
  • Healthy Vision Month
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month (promoted by the Lupus Foundation of America)
  • National Mediterranean Diet Month
  • Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • Mental Health Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
  • Preecalmpsia Awareness Month
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Chrons & Ulcerative Colitis.

The ones in purple are illnesses I have. Most of my major chronic illnesses have awareness month in May. I am planning on sharing more of my Lupus story and Ulcerative Colitis story. Please feel free to ask questions. I would love to hear your story!

 

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