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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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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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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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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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Nap mats

This morning I was looking for an organic cotton blanket for yoga (any suggestions?) when the internet showed me organic cotton nap mats instead. What a revelation! I never knew such things existed. If you didn’t either, let me tell … 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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