Spoonie United is a WordPress post designed to be a chronic illness forum for you to air your views or ask your questions about life with a chronic illness.
A communal area for the Spoonies among us to come together and share our experiences of chronic illness, autoimmune disease and unload our individual angst.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a form of psychotherapy involving a lot of talking by you and your psychologist to challenge your thought processes.
Poor sleep hygiene is the practice of occupying yourself with activities that arouse your brain at a time when it should be shutting down for the night.
What is an MS Hug? What does an MS Hug feel like? Pain relief for MS Hug. A muscular spasm that is neurological in nature. Just another MS Symptom.
A nerve pain that can be difficult to ameliorate. Many over-the-counter pain remedies have little effect.
A recent visit to the optometrist delivered an unwanted diagnosis. Optic Neuritis and irreversible inflammation o the optic nerve hindering my sight.
The impact of the diagnosis has had a profound psychological impact on my well being while the consequences of this condition are fully digested.
Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia are chronic autoimmune diseases but, do they make suitable topics for a Blog that seeks to raise awareness of and help find solutions to these debilitating conditions.
While autoimmune disease could be construed as a niche topic, it is a topic about which a passionate Blogger could find endless subjects to write about.
Geoff Whittingtom had type 2 diabetes and was facing foot amputation. His sons realised that they could help with his fitness, nutrition and mind.
Do you consider your diet to be a critical part of your own well being? I believe it is essential to managing any chronic illness such as autoimmune disease.
I knew MS would affect mobility. I was happy that it would NOT affect my brain. Wrong. Loss of cognition has led to the loss of perception of reality.
A steady decline in my grasp on reality is a real and worrying trait. One that I am struggling to contend with.
Chronic Pain is horrendous. It reaches a point where you can do nothing except curl up in a ball and hope to die.
Thamkfully, I didn’t die, otherwise I would not have been here to report on my exceptional turnaround, cure or remedy however it may be described.
When the immune system malfunctions autoimmune disease can be a hugely debilitating outcome. Multiple Sclerosis and Fibromyalgia are perhaps the best known.
Multiple Sclerosis and Fibromyalgia are perhaps the most known and most common of these chronic immune system disorders.
This article compares, just some, of the many autoimmune disorders that the author has become aware of.
Is ageing bringing on senility early or is MS causing the cognitive impairment and dementia like feelings. What can you do to mitigate the effects.
Learning a new skill, be it a new language or a musical instrument, will build new connections in your brain to revitalise your cognitive ability.
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