Are corticosteroids, glucocorticoids and other steroids commonly used in medicine really as heinous as the EDS Zebra community makes it out to be? I decided to do some research to answer that question and this article details everything I found about steroid use and protecting your collagen for strong bones, joints, and skin.
Another set of simple exercises for those who are trying to get going after a long period of inactivity due to illness. While these exercises are demonstrated in a standing position, they can be done seated, as well. You can combine them with these upper body resistance exercises to begin working toward a weight lifting … Continue reading Wall Resistance Exercises for Arms
Wall Push Ups are a good way to build upper body strength fast and are a big part of what keeps my right shoulder from popping out of place every time I wash myself or roll over in bed. I also believe wall push-ups, along with one other exercise, keep my costochondritis and rib subluxations … Continue reading Wall Push Ups
Are Mast Cell Activation Disorders (MCAD) being missed and heavily under-diagnosed in a large portion of patients with chronic illness? Could these easily misunderstood conditions be the cause of the rapid fluctuations in your health? Do you start out having a great day, only to have your energy levels plummet within hours or moments of … Continue reading Are Most Spoonies Suffering from MCAD?
This is another excellent post submitted on Toot Your Horn Tuesday that I didn't want the community to miss. With gastroparesis and other GI problems rampant in EDS, HSD and other collagen and connective tissue disorders, I wanted to share this great resource on what tubefeeding is and involves. She highlights many of the benefits … Continue reading #tubieweek – What Is A Tubie?