Fellow Veterans Living Healthy
- Doug C.: Thyme, honey, with a slice of lemon tea in the evening and Lhermittes therapy for the treatment of his neuoropothy, MS, Chronic Fatigue symptoms.
- Robert V.: Medical Cannabis for his Crohn's, IBS, GERD, Fibro, BiPolar Type II, OCD, ADHD and PTSD symptoms. He also has found relief with hot baths, food music and avoiding certain foods.
- Rebekah R.: Radical acceptance---along with hot tub therapy, epsom salt, (for pain and spasm symptoms), listening to music that deals with an emotion when feeling is to overwhelming, very soft and puffy blankets, (for allodynia symptoms), eye mask, ear plugs, and good sunglasses help with her sensory symptoms. For her orthostatic intolerance, dysautonomia and POTS symptoms she has found relief with using electrolytes, epsom salts in bath, high salt diet and compression clothing.
- Kristine H.: Green tea infused with spices or herbs, relaxing meditation, nature time, good nutrition, drinking clean water, finding balance of mind/body/soul, gardening and visualizing the nourishing benefits of each action allows her to deal with her symptoms.
- Tonofhel: Focusing on the positive in life distracts from the issues, and by helping others get through their similar situations, allows him to keep out of the dark rabbit hole of depression in which we all find ourselves in.
- Karen T.: Staying away from stress and other things that trigger the rage, allows her to have a better handle of her symptoms.
- Dianne M.: Nature, any outdoor activity, and private hot tub oasis helps with her muscle pain and stress relief.
- Emmy M.: Going for short walks or even a 20 minute bike ride extremely helpful for her physical and mental symptoms of depression. Getting out in nature helped to distract her while giving her a feeling of accomplishment. While massages assist with relaxation and chronic widespread pain.
- Todd P.: Ingests cannabis for all symptoms.
- Gavin R.: Finds relief through his local gym/spa with steam rooms, saunas and pressure waterfalls for massage. Does not take narcotics, eats healthier, avoids bread, sugar, and milk; eats fresh fruit, natural yogurt, fiber, vegetable, fish and chicken; an exercise regime that consists of aquatics training, that is balanced and no impact.
- Jody H.: Uses edible and topical cannabis oil and bloodroot oil for the treatment of her melanoma.
- Patrick S.: Through the belief that their is a God who is sovereign over all things, there is hope that it's true there is rest...and what we have now is only temporary, assists with distracting from his symptoms.
- Webmaster: Use both topical and ingested cannabis therapy for a multitude of symptoms. Drink at least 32 ounces a day of water, while finding the right balance of physical/rest activity to ensure energy levels aren't depleted. Relief for my chronic pain, fluid retention and multiple movement symptoms with the use of Aquatics aerobic/stretching exercise no more than 3 hours a week. Have an inner circle that is positive and supportive in all aspects is key to decreasing stressors, anxiety, depression and many more mental and physical symptoms.
Living Healthy Science Proven
CURCUMIN SHOWS PROMISE FOR TREATING GULF WAR ILLNESS
Turmeric, a spice commonly found in curry, has long been touted for its health benefits. Now, evidence in animal models suggests that one of its components, called curcumin, may be able to reverse some of the effects of Gulf War illness (GWI), according to recent research published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. This research was funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.
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