Chronic Illness

Tips, treatments and strategies that are helping me heal and improve my health.

Vagus Nerve Exercises: 12 Ways To Improve Health

Vagus Nerve Exercises: 12 Ways To Improve Health

High vagus nerve tone is associated with reduced pain, inflammation and fatigue and improved digestion, energy and sleep. Here are 12 ways to activate the vagus nerve to improve physical and mental health and help manage chronic illness symptoms.

Elimination Diet That Eased My Symptoms

Elimination Diet That Eased My Symptoms

Consuming foods you’re sensitive to can contribute to a range of symptoms and conditions. Here is the elimination diet I followed to identify food sensitivities that improved my health and eased my symptoms. Details of the elimination and reintroduction phases I followed, including foods I included and avoided, example meal plans & recipes and how I reintroduced foods. 

Healthy Food Swaps For Any Dietary Requirement

Healthy Food Swaps For Any Dietary Requirement

20 healthy food and drink swaps for any allergy and dietary requirement to make meal prep and cooking and baking recipes easier.

Anxiety and Stress Relief – 15 Things To Do In Bed

Anxiety and Stress Relief – 15 Things To Do In Bed

15 things to do in bed to engage each of your 5 senses to provide anxiety & stress relief and care for your mental health and wellbeing.

Hydration For POTS – 9 Tips To Stay Hydrated

Hydration For POTS – 9 Tips To Stay Hydrated

Consuming sufficient fluids to stay hydrated is essential to manage POTS symptoms. However, it’s not just the amount I drink but also the type of drinks, timing of them and foods I eat which impact my hydration. Here are 9 tips to help stay hydrated.

POTS Management – Morning Routine

POTS Management – Morning Routine

POTS & dysautonomia symptoms are often worst first thing in the morning. Here is my 7 step morning routine to minimise symptoms and help me get out of bed easier.

Managing Symptoms – 6 Things To Do In Bed

Managing Symptoms – 6 Things To Do In Bed

When symptoms worsen and flare, it can be frustrating and disheartening. Here are 6 activities I can do even in bed to ease symptoms and recover from flares. 

Improve Your Health For Free – 10 Simple Ways

Improve Your Health For Free – 10 Simple Ways

Improving our health and healing shouldn’t be unaffordable – here are 10 simple things I do everyday to improve my health for free.

Dysautonomia & POTS: Facts, Symptoms & More

Dysautonomia & POTS: Facts, Symptoms & More

What is Dysautonomia? Dysautonomia is a dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system, which controls every body function without us consciously having to think about it, such as:- Heart rate, Blood pressure, Breathing, Temperature and Digestion. There are different types of dysautonomia, one of which is Read more….