March's Topic of the Month - Pain Management (We want to hear your tips and experiences)
[ b]Our ' Topic of the Month ' discussion for March is going to be ' Pain Management '. [/b ] Between 90% and 95% of people who have SLE will...
I have been newly diagnosed with an overactive thyroid and am taking Propranolol and carbimazole, and still in shock....
Coconut Oil + Trehalose? Worth a look!
Hi All, My name is Joe Peck. I have a different disorder known as Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1 and have been very active in the AtaxiaUK for...
Complementary therapy funding?
Hello all Has anyone here had success securing funding for complementary therapies through their local NHS dept?...
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A two-year experience of Lung Cancer
I have written this short account of some of my experiences, of living with Lung Cancer for nearly two years. I was diagnosed with terminal, ...
Just a bit fun :)Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Alternative Fibromyalgia Treatments?
I am also not a medical professional just sharing some info with my fibro friends :)...
Indian Head Massage
I like the idea of complementary therapy and I am a firm believer in the advantages of holistic treatment of pain and emotional problems like...
No evidence homeopathy is effective: NHMRC review
As in the UK, the use of government funding to support homeopathic remedies has been under considerable scrutiny recently in Australia. Austr...
Hi I have been look around for any complementary therapy that I have not tried and I came across Acupressure Taping. Has anyone tried anythin...
NEW with ITP
Test results was a chock where platelet level was zero and I was urgently hospitalized where the doctors told me I had ITP!...
Some thoughts on flares
For a start, what is normal for you will not be the same as what is normal for the next person living with Fibro. And Fibro flares are often ...
Becoming an Expert Patient - article 3: Dealing with Doctors
[/b ] Personal recommendation is extremely useful when finding a healthcare team for Fibro as so few people are really specialised in it. Alt...
Excercise for parkinson
Yoga and Taichi: Some of the gentle stretching and balance oriented exercises are ideal for Parkinson Patients because they involve slow, del...
Excercises for Parkinson's patients
Buteyko recognised by the British Thoracic Society
Basically, the new 2008 version of the British Guidelines for the Management of Asthma ( which are what your doctors and nurses use to decide...
In Focus: Complementary Therapies – Touch therapies
Hello All This week, as part of the February In Focus series looking at complementary therapies, here is some information about touch therapi...
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Assessing the quality of complementary therapy information
There is a lot of information on the web and elsewhere concerning complementary therapies for cancer. This can be very confusing but seductiv...
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