Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids and can be common in people over the age of 50. It can be caused by infection or a blockage of your tear ducts.
I have been treated for this condition although it was not called by this name. It had been referred to as dry eye.
What does it mean to b an MS Warrior or a Fibro Fighter. When you challenge your chronic illness what are you actually doing?
I set myself the challenge of writing a thousand words on a seemingly random subject and still have it be meaningful.
The day has arrived, I am being assessed for eligibility for the dreaded PIP. The new welfare payment personal independence payment.
This new payment will replace DLA but, you do not change over automatically. You must make a new application for PIP as DLA will stop unless you do.
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.
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