Following on from an email i recieved, i am saddened that patients are still treated so poorly buy the medical profession
Abandoned by the medicsSince being diagnosed with Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism) I have been personally looking at the reasons why so many people I have spoken to seem to have one autoimmune disease, and then boom, another one, then another.There doesn’t seem to be such a thing as “one autoimmune disease”.Then whilst watching Izabella Wentz on… Continue reading Abandoned by the medical professionals
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 biteguardThis is the most recommended treatment… Continue reading 5 Top Ways to Help Relieve TMJ Pain
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 because… Continue reading Can you keep a full time job and be chronically ill?
A letter to my EndocrinologistThis 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 my Total… Continue reading A Letter To My Endocrinologist
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 grew… Continue reading Losing Friends and Alienating People