We all get 24 hours in a day, and time management can be a challenge for anyone. Those 24 hours can fly by, and it can seem like there is never enough time to get everything done. But when you live with a chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia or degenerative disc disease, your time is even more limited. How can you effectively manage your time and prioritize what you need to do when you live with an unpredictable illness like arthritis or chronic fatigue syndrome?
Have you tried everything for your back pain and nothing works? Have you been in pain for months at a time with no relief? You may want to talk to your doctor about having an epidural shot. It's a fairly simple procedure and you're given medicine to numb the area beforehand. What follows is what to expect from the procedure.
Losing weight is hard enough when you don’t have any physical limitations. When you live with chronic pain, losing weight and keeping it off can seem even harder. When you go to bed hurting and wake up hurting, the last thing you want to do is hit the gym.
There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis, and each one is painful and can make daily activities difficult to complete. If you have arthritis in your hands, thumbs, or fingers, many tasks can become impossible to do without pain and frustration from limited movement. Although prescription pain relievers and anti-inflammatory drugs can help, the side effects can be unpleasant.
Fibromyalgia is believed to be responsible for the mysterious pain and fatigue of more than 5 million Americans, mostly women. It is an elusive and complicated syndrome whose cause is yet to be identified. It shows no outward signs and does not turn up on any tests. Fibromyalgia is an invisible process, but its sufferers know that it is very real. Scientists are only just beginning to solve the mystery, but there are still a number of things you can do right now to help treat your fibromyalgia pain.
Chronic pain isn’t just painful. It’s an obstacle that can stop you from living your day-to-day life, and doing the things that you want to do. I’ve struggled with issues related to arthritis, inflammation, and chronic pain for a long time. Essential oils are tools in my pain relief toolbox that have successfully helped me to get pain relief.
Ankle pain is especially frustrating because it complicates everyday activities including walking and standing. Ankle pain even makes it difficult to wear the shoes you normally would have no problem wearing. While foot pain varies, ankle pain is actually a common type of pain and is often caused by injury.
I’m the Lady in Pain, welcome! I’m Sophie, and I have been in pain of various types and severity most of my life. I love helping others that are struggling with ways to alleviate their pain as I’ve tried almost everything myself.
My favorite things include cozy mysteries, pain free days that get me outside, and cake. I hope you’ll find something to help you from my arsenal of pain relief attempts. Many have helped me, and I hope to save you from wasting your money on those that didn’t.