A Blog For Those Affected By Environmental And Invisible Illnesses Written By Fellow Survivors
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Is there a key to a better mood and a stronger brain? Many people are trying to discover a supplement, treatment, or training that will make them smarter and happier, but is that even possible? The truth is, there is no magic wand that can make your life better and easier. No matter how much we want instant solutions, working on our goals is the only effective way to achieve them. But what about people with various conditions and illnesses?
Struggling to live with environmental and invisible illnesses can be hard at times. Our conditions prevent us in many ways from doing the things we enjoy. Does that mean that we should stop having hobbies and jobs? Absolutely not. These illnesses shouldn't be an obstacle but serve as a motivation to achieve something greater.
Pessimists say that the glass is half empty. Optimists say that the glass is half...
I recently had a conversation with my E/I doctor that made me realize that many MCS/EI people are sick all the time for a very simple reason; they don't have a safe place to sleep. He was telling me that I was lucky because I did have periods of time where I did feel OK. I told him what I am going to tell you now.
I got sick in November of 1991. My primary concern over the years since then was to find and maintain a safe place to sleep. My day is about something like walking through a minefield (can you relate?); trying to avoid the perfumes, cells phones, fabric softeners, computers, TV's, etc. that are everywhere. This is not an easy task. My x-wife and I were married for nine years but lived together for only four. This is probably why we stayed together so...
In the news this week I discovered that the Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) journal is getting a new editor-in-chief so I thought this would be a good opportunity to tell you a little bit about EHP for those who haven't come across it before.
Environmental Health Perspectives is a journal published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS