Natural Painkillers: Nice Guidance Changes for Chronic Pain

In the news recently, NICE changed the guidelines for people with chronic pain: In a major change of pain treatment policy, the National Institute for health and Care Excellence (Nice) say that in future, doctors should advise sufferers to use physical and psychological therapies rather than analgesics to manage their pain. Sufferers should not be …

Central Sensitivity Syndrome

  This factsheet is adapted from a blog post and the section in my Healing Plan. Are We Suffering From Central Sensitivity Syndrome? In CSS, the body is basically hyper-sensitive and, in Fibromyalgia world certainly, where the topic has been gaining credence, it is showing itself as diffuse body pain mainly. One of the best …

DUTCH Hormone Test – 6 New Markers for Fatigue, Mood, Hyper-Sensitivity

 The DUTCH hormone tests are now even better than before as the lab has added an additional six markers. They will help us specifically get clues to mood disorders and fatigue especially, as well as give us markers for vitamin B12, vitamin B6 and glutathione deficiency – and there is no change in the price! I love it …

Pain Disorders

Many of us suffer with painful conditions. Those can be acute and relatively short-lived (thank goodness), but when pain becomes chronic (the official definition is lasting more than three months), that’s a whole different ball game. Not nice at all. I am not going to write much here for now on acute pain. For that, …