Lana Barhum

Lana Barhum, Author at New Life Outlook

About Lana

Lana Barhum is a freelance medical and health writer from Northeast Ohio. She has written for a variety of online health publications, including the Pain News Network, Alliance Health, Upwell, Mango Health, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today, News Medical and The Mighty. Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008, Lana uses her experiences to share expert advice on various chronic illness and medical topics.

Lana holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and has worked for over 16 years as a legal assistant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and trying to keep up with her two sons – ages 8 and 17, taking care of her cat, embarrassing her teenager, exploring nature and historical sites, and visiting her local Amish country.

You can find Lana’s most recent work at Upwell, Mango Health, the Pain News Network, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today and News Medical.

Lana's Work

Bipolar Disorder Research

The Latest Bipolar Research Finds New Genetic Risk Factors and More

New bipolar disorder research has found new genetic risk factors, a connection between bipolar disorder and accelerated epigenetic aging, and more.
by Lana Barhum on February 14, 2018
Sugar and Bipolar

How Does Sugar Affect Bipolar Disorder?

Sugar and bipolar don't mix. Sugar can make symptoms worse by lower blood-sugar levels. Replace high-sugar items with these simple nutrition changes.
by Lana Barhum on February 8, 2018
Bipolar Diet

What Are the Best and Worst Foods for Bipolar?

Changing your diet for bipolar can help level moods and reduce stress, as well as improve the effectiveness of your medication.
by Lana Barhum on January 23, 2018
Bipolar Anxiety

Are Bipolar and Anxiety Connected?

Although bipolar and anxiety disorder are separate conditions, they have a lot in common. Learn here about the bipolar anxiety connection.
by Angela Finlay and Lana Barhum on December 13, 2017