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Gifts for loved ones with chronic illnesses

Gift Ideas for Loved Ones With Chronic Pain or Illness

It might seem unusual that there is a distinction between buying gifts for a friend, partner or family member with chronic pain and buying for a friend, partner or family member who doesn’t experience chronic pain. But the reality for people with chronic pain or debilitating and chronic illnesses like chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia, is

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What is SIBO and how can you treat it?

Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when you have too much bacteria in the small intestine. Bacterias are essential for our digestive system. The good bacteria serve to counter the bad bacteria or germs that can make you sick. It generally occurs when, for any number of reasons, you are not able to digest food

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What does it feel like to have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

What does it feel like to have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?  Imagine the times when you come home exhausted and need to sleep for the next ten hours. Then imagine feeling like that constantly. If you can manage to do that then you have some insight into what it feels like to have chronic fatigue syndrome

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Why You Should Try Integrative Medicine

What it is integrative medicine? Integrative medicine is the term given to health care that treats the body in a holistic way. It includes remedies beyond those usually considered in traditional western medicine.  Modern medicine has made incredible leaps in the ways we understand the human body. Mainstream health care provides preventions and treatments that

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Three Ways to Boost Your Immunity in Winter

Are you always getting sick in winter? It’s a common scenario, one of the kids comes home from school with a cold and in quick succession the whole family is having their turn in bed with a cough, runny nose and the accompanying fever. It’s a frustrating pastime being sick: an unproductive and lonely business

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The Untapped Power of Our Favourite Vitamin

Vitamin C and Immunity It is common in winter to be sent promptly to the nearest pharmacy by concerned family members when a sniffle turns nasty.  Many people espouse the virtues of Vitamin C and it has long been a recognized remedy for boosting the immune system. What most people don’t know however is that

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Newly Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia? Here’s What You Need to do

People with fibromyalgia are perplexed by why they feel so lousy all the time and even more perplexed because many doctors are unable to diagnose or treat their illness. If you have fibromyalgia you are not alone in feeling isolated in your illness and unable to share your discomfort because many in the medical profession

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Understanding Mould Illness

If you are experiencing a variety of symptoms that are baffling you and your usually  reliable and informed GP, this article may prompt you to look a little deeper into finding the cause. If you are struggling with lethargy and fatigue, memory focus and brain function, aches and pains, numbness and tingling, abdominal pain and

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The Importance of Locating Your Fibromyalgia Pain Points

Fibromyalgia is unlike any other chronic illness and the pain is incomparable to any other type of chronic pain. Sufferers of fibromyalgia experience extremely tender points that manifest in deep muscle pain, chronic headaches and what feels like never-ending back and neck pain. Pain is the uncomfortable feeling that you get when you know that

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Tips For Coping With Fibromyalgia at Work

If you suffer from fibromyalgia, you will be more than familiar with the debilitating effect  chronic pain, tenderness and fatigue has on your body. For people who aren’t sufferers, getting up and making their way to work is a simple process. For sufferers of fibromyalgia getting to work can be onerous, to say the least.

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