Welcome to the Community Forum. To ensure the best possible experience for all members, we have established some basic guidelines for participation.

Please be kind and courteous.

We ask that you treat forum members with respect. Don’t post or private message anything which could be considered offensive, abusive, or hate speech.

Keep conversations on topic.

Please stay on topic and keep conversations focused on the discussion in a particular thread. If you would like to start a new discussion, you may do so by clicking on “Add a question”.


The forum is a place where people should feel safe to ask and answer questions.  Please do not share that information outside the forum.  Doing so may result in you losing access to the forum.

Do not post inappropriate content or spam.

Profanity, obscenity, and other offensive content will be deleted. Please do not spam in any way. Do not post messages that are commercial in nature or include affiliate or commission links. Do not link in any manner to sites containing inappropriate or illegal content. This includes posting identical and irrelevant messages repeatedly on the same or multiple topic areas. Spam also includes posting content within messages or signatures that contain promotional or advertising statements and/or links to other sites.

Comments should not be construed as medical advice.

The information posted by forum members is based on personal experience and should not be construed as medical advice.

Concerns about moderating decisions.

Forum moderators will not respond to unsolicited private messages about moderating decisions. If you have concerns about a decision that has been made, please express your concern by reporting it using the report function on the relevant post.

Discussing moderation on the forum.

We do not allow the discussion of specific moderation decisions on the forum. The WSA reserves the right to delete any post for any reason.

Posts that may be deleted

  • Posts containing personal insults, attacks, innuendo, attempts at provocation or flaming
  • Sexist, racist, ageist, homophobic, transphobic, or disablist posts
  • Sexually explicit or obscene posts
  • Posts that are intolerant of beliefs/religions
  • Religious preaching/proselytizing
  • Posts that are political
  • Opinions that are portrayed as facts
  • Threads about particular members
  • Irrelevant posts
  • Swear words in the titles
  • Advertising (without prior permission) and spam
  • Duplicate posts

Termination of forum membership

The WSA reserves the right to terminate the forum access of any member.

Personal safety

Please do not share personal information. For your own protection and the privacy of other members, do not give out information such as phone numbers, email, and addresses.

Have a problem with a post? Click the “flag” below the post to report it to the moderators.