Critical Lessons From a Chronic Illness Warrior

Critical Lessons From a Chronic Illness Warrior

Everyone with a chronic illness is a chronic illness warrior. Remember the day you were diagnosed? Do you remember the mixed feelings you had about your diagnosis? Do you remember feeling relieved to have answers and upset that you have to deal with being sick for the rest of your life? Do you remember feeling scared; yet happy to know it all was not inside of your head? Of course you remember and that day you were...Click Here to Keep Reading
Busting Unbelievable Chronic Pain Myths

Busting Unbelievable Chronic Pain Myths

Understanding Fact from Fiction: Chronic Pain Myths You know what it's like to feel pain. Say you touch a hot stove, it is unpleasant and will hurt your hand a lot. It can sting, burn and ache all at the same time. It can vary in intensity from extremely painful to slightly painful. Pain is a complex interaction that occurs between your nerves, spinal cord and brain. It is a complex traffic system that has everything from...Click Here to Keep Reading
The Power Of Holistic Healing

The Power Of Holistic Healing

What is Holistic Healing? The American Holistic Health Association defines holistic medicine as, “the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person – body, mind, and spirit.” Therefore, holistic healing considers the entirety of an individual, including mental and social factors, rather than just the physical symptoms of a disease. Holistic medicinal philosophy encourages balance to foster wellness. Therefore, holistic doctors believe that physical, emotional, and spiritual imbalances can be interconnected and lead...Click Here to Keep Reading
My Life with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction & Chronic Pain

My Life with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction & Chronic Pain

This is my personal journey with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction & chronic pain. “That is it!” I yelled across the room, “I am done. No more.” I was snarling and ready to bite off your head if you argued with me one bit. “I have had enough,” I screamed. I was in full blown breakdown mode. Being sick had taken its full toll on me, and I felt like something, anything needed to change. It was...Click Here to Keep Reading
To Anyone Who Has Hypersensitivity (Nadia’s Tale)

To Anyone Who Has Hypersensitivity (Nadia’s Tale)

Hi, To anyone suffering from Chronic Pain to the ones especially who have been through all the tests that came back perfectly fine, and were told that life numbing pills were the only answer...there is hope (without the pills). So a few years back I started suffering from pain that was on going and they did find a reason for it, I went for the surgery, and afterward I was told give it a couple...Click Here to Keep Reading