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5 Techniques to Fight Insomnia

Approximately 1 in 3 people suffer from some form of insomnia. We’ve talked before about Tips to Help You Sleep but what if you’ve migrated from “can’t sleep sometimes” to “staring at the ceiling night after night”? A lot of the time, treating insomnia involves a lifestyle change. Here are 10 common techniques that are used to treat insomnia.* Exercise We know that exercising can help … Continue reading 5 Techniques to Fight Insomnia

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How To Save Money On A Reduced Income

Many people living with a chronic or invisible illness are forced to cut back on work hours, or to cut out work entirely. Some of us rely on government funding for disabilities, or have spouses who provide financial support. We all know the advice to have 3-months worth of rent and bills stashed for a rainy day, but how can you save money when you … Continue reading How To Save Money On A Reduced Income

6 Celebrities With Autoimmune Disorders

Just when we start to feel like no one understands what our lived are like, a celebrity announces that they have a serious illness. Sometimes it makes us feel better, annnnnd sometimes it makes us feel worse – they’re off being superstars and we can’t even get off the couch! Today we’re checking out six celebrities who live with autoimmune disorders Selena Gomez – Lupus … Continue reading 6 Celebrities With Autoimmune Disorders

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5 Things You Wish Your Employer Understood

Living with a chronic or invisible illness not only reigns havoc on your personal and home life – it can seriously affect your work life as well. One of the hardest things can be getting employers or coworkers to understand and support the adjustments you may need to your work day. Here’s our list of things that we wished employers would get. Work Hours When you … Continue reading 5 Things You Wish Your Employer Understood

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Epidural Steroid Injection: What You Should Know

For those with lower back and leg pain and not finding any relief with conservative treatments such as physical therapy, massage, chiropractic treatments, acupuncture, over the counter and prescription medications – an epidural steroid injection (ESI) might be a good treatment option for you. With an ESI, steroids and a local anesthetic are delivered directly into the epidural space of your spine via a needle. Here is a short video on how it’s … Continue reading Epidural Steroid Injection: What You Should Know

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5 Steps to Removing Glue From Your Hair!!!

We talk about hair a lot, and if you’ve ever seen mine, you know I’ve got a lot of it. EEG’s and other medical testing can leave you with all kinds of glue and gunk in your hair. We’ve got the 5 steps to removing it from your hair as painlessly as possible. And yes, I tested it. BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE HOSPITAL/CLINIC The techs … Continue reading 5 Steps to Removing Glue From Your Hair!!!

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Living With Chronic Pain: Tips On Managing Morning Stiffness

When you have chronic pain, mornings can be incredibly rough. How rough do you say? Well getting out of bed can look similar to this: Stiff joints and achy muscles can make movement in the morning very uncomfortable and sometimes if the pain is too intense, it can almost be impossible. While medication can help manage this type of pain, there are other things that you can do to help reduce the pain you experience. Everyone … Continue reading Living With Chronic Pain: Tips On Managing Morning Stiffness

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Guest Post: Living With Chronic Illness – An Unseen Illness

Hello let me start by introducing myself, I am a wife and a Mom and I live with debilitating chronic pain. I am only one of the thousands of people that are afflicted with these unseen illnesses. I look fine on the outside, I am not sick; there is nothing wrong with me. Think again. I look like there is nothing wrong with me. It … Continue reading Guest Post: Living With Chronic Illness – An Unseen Illness