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When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ten years ago, I struggled to come to terms with the diagnosis and what it meant for my future. I started this blog to connect with and encourage others living with this condition. I share my personal journey and blog about the lifestyle changes I have made and alternative treatments I have tried over the years, including herbal medicine, acupuncture and homeopathy. You'll also find posts about new treatments that are becoming available and products, such as mobility aids and adapted kitchen utensils, I've tried. I hope you enjoy my blog and find it useful.

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Why a Retirement Village Community Could Be Your Perfect Solution

23 October 2019
 Categories:
, Blog

More people than ever are living a solo life these days and may like to classify themselves as independent. However, this is all well and good while they are fit, healthy and active and while they can look after themselves, but it may present a problem or two as they age. If you are entering the golden years of your life and looking toward the future in practical terms, why should you consider one of the latest alternatives and get some information about a retirement village?
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Understanding Graves’ Disease

31 August 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Graves' disease is the leading cause of hyperthyroidism, and although anyone can develop this condition, more women than men are diagnosed with it. It's an autoimmune disease that causes your metabolism to speed up, and this triggers your immune system to produce antibodies that cause your pituitary gland to release too much of the hormone that stimulates your thyroid. An over-stimulated thyroid can leave you with a range of serious health concerns, such as heart failure and osteoporosis if it's left untreated.
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Why You Need to Find a Bulk Billing Doctor to Make Life Easier

24 July 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you're suffering from a significant illness or have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you've got plenty on your mind. You will be worried about your recovery, of course, but also concerned about how long you may need to take off work and whether you will be able to afford all of your bills. The last thing that you want at this moment is uncertainty and especially when it comes to out-of-pocket costs.
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What to Expect With a Skin Check-Up

28 May 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Some people understandably worry about a personal medical examination like a skin check. However, inspecting your skin should not be a cause for alarm or distress. It is something that millions of people have conducted around the world each year. In Australia, where the sun is often very strong indeed, skin checks are very commonplace and are one of the principal ways that doctors have for spotting the early signs of cancer.
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What’s the Difference Between Gout and Pseudogout?

19 April 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you're having problems with one or more of your joints, then your doctor may have eliminated some conditions, leaving others in the mix like gout. Your doctor may think that you might be suffering from either regular gout or pseudogout but isn't exactly sure which condition you have. What's the difference between the two? Gout and Pseudogout Similarities Both gout and pseudogout are types of arthritis. These conditions typically affect the body's joints.
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About Me
Living With Multiple Sclerosis

When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ten years ago, I struggled to come to terms with the diagnosis and what it meant for my future. I started this blog to connect with and encourage others living with this condition. I share my personal journey and blog about the lifestyle changes I have made and alternative treatments I have tried over the years, including herbal medicine, acupuncture and homeopathy. You'll also find posts about new treatments that are becoming available and products, such as mobility aids and adapted kitchen utensils, I've tried. I hope you enjoy my blog and find it useful.

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