Year 2022: When you’re thinking about resolutions

I was not fond of 2020. Not particularly fond of 2021. I mean, I am resilient so I endured. Yay. Resilient. At some point, I wish I didn't have to be so resilient. The point is collectively we have all had a rough go of it mentally and emotionally. So I do not think it … Continue reading Year 2022: When you’re thinking about resolutions

Disabled: what a waste of your Potential, Smarty-Pants

There is something about migraine disease hitting in your more productive years as a human that is an insult to some people (starting for me when I was 20 and full-on chronic mid-20's and going on strong into my 40's- but certainly not always the case in others). Or maybe chronic pain itself is the … Continue reading Disabled: what a waste of your Potential, Smarty-Pants

Migraine treatment and Coenzyme Q10 supplementation

Coenzyme Q10 is an interesting supplement to try for migraine prevention. There is some research to show it helps. We get Coenzyme Q10 from food but there is some indication with migraine disease we can have a deficiency. Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10) is a molecule produced in the body. It aids mitochondria during energy production and … Continue reading Migraine treatment and Coenzyme Q10 supplementation

Ways to calm your fight or flight response

First two posts in this mini series on stress responses and pain Getting to know your Fight, Flight and Freeze responseFibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response So from my first post, we are aware our Fight/Flight/Freeze response is triggered from a perceived threat. And it is good to be aware of what these stress responses are … Continue reading Ways to calm your fight or flight response

Fibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response

The two other posts in Mini-Series: Getting to know your Fight, Flight and Freeze responseWays to calm your fight or flight response I was curious what sort of research there was on Fibromyalgia and our automatic nervous system (ANS) triggering the Fight, Flight or Freeze response. My curiosity comes from the fact that some symptoms … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response