Category Archives: Advice

Rhodiola and vitamin B worked well for me – an unintended experiment

I read Rhodiola helps with fatigue and boosts energy so I specifically bought multi Vitamin B supplements with Rhodiola and took them without any immediate noticeable improvement or problem. I chose Rhodiola because: Rhodiola is … said to fight fatigue , enhance mental … Continue reading

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Vitamin B12 injections

Months ago I investigated Vitamin B12 injections, after re-reading Dr Myhill’s rationale for using Vitamin B12 injections. I’d broached the topic with my doctor ages ago and he said I wasn’t deficient in Vitamin B so I didn’t pursue it back … Continue reading

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Getting dressed and ready for work with ME

No matter what the fashion blogs say, I’m here to tell you that you can wear yoga pants or leggings to the office. Also, wearing tracksuit pants everywhere seems to be the fashion now so that can only be good … Continue reading

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Colonic hydrotherapy for constipation with ME

You might not want to read this, I’m not sure I even wanted to write this! Please don’t write me off as a nutbag for even mentioning it. Firstly, there is no scientific evidence for colonic hydrotherapy. (Not that scientific … Continue reading

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Working vs not working with ME (or the time I lost my job)

Work is important to me and there are so many things I enjoy about working but it isn’t easy with illness. At first, my workplace was sympathetic, holding my job for me and letting me take leave without pay when my … Continue reading

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Tracking your symptoms with apps or on paper?

Do you track your symptoms and activity? I used to but fell out of the habit once I stopped improving and started sliding backwards in my recovery because it was, quite frankly, dispiriting to see I wasn’t doing as well … Continue reading

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Dr Chia’s Equilibrant

Two weeks ago I started takingDr Chia’s Equilibrant.  I read that it can sometimes cause a flare-up of symptoms so I didn’t want to take it while I was increasing (or trying to maintain) my hours at work. Silly, I know, … Continue reading

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