Fitness and Fibro

Now these two words you wouldn’t expect to go together but they do, hand in hand. The more you improve your fitness level the better you can manage your symptoms. I have always been an averagly active person, I am a member of the gym, lift weights, do a little cardio. You know the drill … More Fitness and Fibro

Rapid heart rate, chest tightness and dizziness, could it be POTS?

As some of you may know, I have been suffering from a rapid heart rate (it has been up to 160bmp) along with chest pains and dizziness for the past 11 months. It has been such a long road to getting this figured out and I’m still not there. A few months ago I was … More Rapid heart rate, chest tightness and dizziness, could it be POTS?

Did you know not all vitamins are suitable for vegans?

Vitamins, probably not something you have thought about checking the label on to make sure they are suitable for vegans. Here are a few hidden things in vitamins making some not suitable: Bonemeal; animal bones Cysteine; animal derived. Fish oil Gelatine; animal bones Lactose; sugar from mammals milk Glucosamine; made from shellfish Plus loads more … More Did you know not all vitamins are suitable for vegans?

Fibro-fucking-myalgia

It’s official, after 6 months of being unwell and various tests and specialists later. I have fibromyalgia or chronic pain syndrome. This sucks! Let’s start with what is Fibromyalgia? It is a long term chronic condition that causes widespread pain all over the body. Other symptoms also include; Sleep difficulties Extreme tiredness Muscle stiffness Problems … More Fibro-fucking-myalgia