Chronic pain can make it difficult to get to sleep at night. Meanwhile, lack of sleep can make inflammation worse causing greater pain the next day. The result can be a vicious cycle of pain and sleeplessness. Fortunately, there are ways to end this cycle. Read this sponsored post to learn some of the ways in … Continue reading Breaking the cycle of insomnia and chronic pain
Managing chronic pain is hard. Very often you avoid your pain, but cause other pains, irritations or general discomfort. In this post I have a little rant about the things that I find annoying when trying to cope with and manage my pain. This is a sponsored post. If you're new to my blog, I … Continue reading The best thing to help my pain is also the most annoying
There are many things to think about when looking after your health and wellbeing. Some of these things are quite obvious, while others can remain hidden and untouched for some time. There's one element of your health that often gets overlooked the most: your hormones. We've all got hormones in our bodies, but some of … Continue reading Why is it so important to address hormonal imbalances
This week I am delighted to have a guest post from Brandon Ulmer of Elevation Process. I've worked with Brandon several times before and it is such a joy and an education at the same time. And this time, Brandon talks about the difficulties of sleep and chronic pain, which I'm sure is something a … Continue reading Sleep and chronic pain: the new program that can help you!
Life can be stressful for anyone, especially when coping with daily pain. It can add more frustration and annoyance on top of the daily challenges that we already face, and even more so during the current pandemic. I must admit, I can soon get quite stressed with stuff. I often need a reminder to help … Continue reading Easy things we can all do to have a less stressful day
Lifestyle medicine is about improving your overall heath. It focuses on the things you can do on a daily basis to help make you feel better and improve how you're feeling and your physical and mental wellbeing. Understanding and implementing some lifestyle changes will automatically make you feel better in yourself, which will make managing … Continue reading What is lifestyle medicine and how it can help you manage your chronic pain
Happy New Year everyone! I hope you've all had a good Christmas and New Year and have been able to rest and manage your pain as best you can over the holiday season. I did plan on doing a New Year New Me type blog post - share my goals and resolutions etc - but … Continue reading The best thing to help my chronic pain is also the most frustrating – what is it?
This is a collaborative post and the ideas and opinions expressed are of the author. Sleep is an important part of life and health, and this is all the more true if you are dealing with a specific medical issue, such as chronic pain. It is, after all, while we are asleep that our bodies … Continue reading Insomnia: Why it happens and what to do about it
This is a collaborative post. https://unsplash.com/photos/PHIgYUGQPvU Being healthy can seem really hard. When you live with chronic pain, it can sometimes feel like you?re the exact opposite. You can wonder what is happening in your body to make you feel the way that you do. And while you may not be able to find anything … Continue reading Health Savvy: Small Steps That Go A Long Way