Blog Posts - Chronic

How to Make Your Gut Cure Your Autoimmune Disease

Living with an autoimmune disease? You're not alone. Learn how you can make your gut heal your autoimmune disease with this incredible fatty acid!
by I Told You I Was Sick on Dec 19, 2016

How to Treat Chronic Nausea Naturally

Are you living with chronic nausea as a result of chronic illness? If you often feel like vomiting, these natural remedies can help "ease the quease".
by I Told You I Was Sick on Dec 12, 2016

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFIDS – REJUVENATE

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFIDS - Jinshin Jyutsu is a style of acupressure that is offered at REJUVENATE in Taipei. It involves the application of the hands for balancing energy in the body. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Sep 3, 2016

The Traveling Spoon: Vegan eating in Cape Town

Hidden Vegan Gems in Cape TownI love discovering new restaurants, especially when I can order anything off the menu!Here are the top three places I found on my latest trip to Cape Town.Nomad ( was no better experienc...
by Snowflakes and spoons on Aug 31, 2016

Where to Find Immediate Support During a Chronic Pain Crisis

Do you feel like you just can't take it anymore? You're not alone. If you're having a chronic pain crisis and need immediate support, click here.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Aug 29, 2016

Do you have an acute or a chronic illness?

By David Joel Miller. Getting the right kind of treatment for your illness is important.   Whether it’s a physical, emotional or mental disorder, getting the right treatment makes all the difference.  One of the problems we have in the …...
by counseolrssoapbox on Aug 29, 2016

Associations between Unconventional Natural Gas Development and Nasal and Sinus, Migraine Headache, and Fatigue Symptoms in Pennsylvania

Background: Unconventional natural gas development (UNGD) (fracking) produces environmental contaminants and psychosocial stressors. Despite these concerns, few studies have evaluated the health effects of UNGD. Objectives: We investigated associati...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 26, 2016

My Flare Survival Kit

This is my flare survival kit, which includes medications, supplements, and things I need to make myself comfortable when flares hit suddenly. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Aug 25, 2016

Three Things You NEED to Do to Beat Arthritis Pain Naturally

Are you living with chronic arthritis pain? You're not alone. Learn the three things you NEED to do to beat arthritis pain naturally.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Aug 22, 2016

What Is A Flare?

A friend recently asked me, "What is a flare?" Flares are a sudden increase in symptoms from my normal day-to-day levels of energy, fatigue and pain. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Aug 21, 2016

To work or not to work?

Why is work important?As occupational therapists, we regard individuals as occupational beings that benefit from active engagement in meaningful occupation 1. A meaningful occupation does not need to be paid or formal employment. The key here is...
by Snowflakes and spoons on Aug 18, 2016

Why Cosmetics and Chronic Illness Don’t Mix

If you're living with a chronic illness, it is very important to learn about the dangerous chemicals in cosmetics. Use pure cosmetics only.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Aug 15, 2016

Spoonies: Why You Should Go to the Doctor Looking Like Sh*t

Want to get your doctor to finally take you seriously about your chronic illness? Show up to his office looking (and smelling) like sh*t.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Aug 8, 2016

Common Causes of Severe Abdominal Cramps

Are you struggling with severe abdominal cramps? You're not alone. Click to learn the common causes of lower belly pain.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Jul 25, 2016

Getting stuck with language

In my last post I talked about the ways in which humans learn to relate abstract concepts and experiences together (symbolic relations). I pointed out that we learn to take another person’s point of view as part of developing empathy, and that...
by Healthskills on Jul 24, 2016

Living Within The Limitations of Fibromyalgia

One of the biggest challenges with chronic illness is learning to live with limitations. Fibromyalgia and CFIDS create pain, autoimmune fatigue, and poor sleep patterns that don't allow patients to cope with daily activities at times. Continue Readin...
by My Several Worlds on Jul 23, 2016

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by I Told You I Was Sick on Jul 20, 2016

The Benefits of Optimum Nutrition When Living With a Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness? Learn how nutrition can help reduce your risk of further health problems and may even put your current condition into remission!
by I Told You I Was Sick on Jul 18, 2016

Medicare & Chronic Care: Feds Clearing Out Underbrush?

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Natural Treatments for Cervicalgia

Pain in your neck? Cervicalgia is the medical term for neck pain. If you're living with chronic neck and shoulder pain, these natural remedies can help.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Jul 11, 2016

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