Tag Archives: ME

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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It has been a while, how are you?

Four months since you have heard from me, mostly because I haven’t been well. For around the last six months, I seem to have been sliding backwards.  I was getting better, very slowly, between around 5 months and 2 years … Continue reading

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Don’t watch TV, or ‘screen time’

I took a break from writing for the blog for a while. I also took a break from watching TV and from Twitter as part of a ‘screen time’ free week. When I was much more ill, I didn’t watch … Continue reading

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Kinesiology

Yesterday I had a kinesiology session for the first time. I tried it, in part because I was offered a free session from someone in training and in part because I’m keen to try anything that might help my myalgic … Continue reading

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Body scrub and detox wrap

Firstly, I’m doing well at the moment so I really enjoyed this treatment.  Early on in my illness, I had a hydrotherapy spa, exfoliation and mud wrap which left me feeling really sick for days, so be careful the first … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric oxygen chamber

Last week I spent an hour in the hyperbaric oxygen chamber after a massage, as I read that it helped with some of the symptoms of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). I also mentioned it to my doctor to check it was … Continue reading

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Finding answers and asking questions

Firstly, I would never seek to diminish anyone’s experiences of illness. Things are bad enough for us as it is. Some of us are motivated in different ways. Megan at My Chronic Life Journey is passionate about increasing understanding and … Continue reading

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ME vs. CFS – They’re Not The Same!

Originally posted on Documenting M.E.:
Heads up, folks! This is probably the most important post I will ever write. It’s certainly one I feel very passionate about. It’s also a bit daunting, because I really want to get it…

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Dry body brushing

One good method of detoxing is dry body brushing. Take a natural, firm-bristled brush and brush your skin upwards or inwards in the direction of your heart, gently and in circular motions. Stay away from gentle skin on the decolletage … Continue reading

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The heat

How do you cope with the heat? Do you like it or prefer it cool? Here, it is mid-summer and we’ve had some hot days, above 40 degrees celsius, and are due for a few more. I like the warmth … Continue reading

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