5 Top Ways to Help Relieve TMJ Pain

How can you prevent TMJ pain when you have a chronic illness? Here are my top 5 methods of helping TMJ issues.  (Please note that none of this is intended as professional medical advice. If you decide to do any of these things mentioned, please consult a Dentist before hand). A biteguard This is theRead more

Can you keep a full time job and be chronically ill?

Can you work and be ill? As a Trainee Dental Nurse (now fully qualified) 2 years ago I was working and training, working 50 + hours a week 6 days a week. After 18 months it took its toll on me. I was constantly tired and getting run down, and I was finding that becauseRead more

A Letter To My Endocrinologist

A letter to my Endocrinologist This was a letter I submitted to my endocrinologist. I have posted it below so others can use it as a template if they would like to. I have been suffering from symptoms of hypothyroidism for a long time without anybody apparently knowing the reason why, following on from myRead more

Losing Friends and Alienating People

How do you maintain friendships when you’re too sick to go out?    I’ve never really had too many friends, even when I was at school.   I had two very close friends that I grew up with. By the time I was in my late teens and we had discovered boyfriends we slowly grewRead more