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Do Fluoroquinolones Cause Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks?

It is well known that fluoroquinolone antibiotics (Cipro/ciprofloxacin, Levaquin/levofloxacin, Avelox/moxifloxacin, Floxin/ofloxacin, and a few others) damage connective tissues–including musculoskeletal connective tissues like tendons, cartilage, bone, and muscle… 1,356 more words

what is PoTS?

I won’t go into too much detail because there are websites out there that are much more informative and accurate than I could ever be. ‘PoTS UK’ is especially good and I would recommend having a look if you’re interested. 805 more words

Chronic Illness

The Effects of Impaired Cognitive Function

Impaired cognitive function – commonly referred to as brain fog – is a common symptom of dysautonomia. Although the brain fog doesn’t cause the same kind of physical pain and discomfort as other symptoms, it is often a large source of frustration. 440 more words

Autonomic Nervous System

The Perfect Balance

When you have a rare, invisible disease that is hard for people to see or understand, it is easy to begin feeling isolated. Even if you are fortunate enough to have a strong support system, and get out of the house on a regular basis, you’re still likely to end up feeling alone. 466 more words

Autonomic Nervous System

Trauma in a faulty nervous system

Trauma impacts on us at the time (by initiating our fight or flight survival responses) and over time (impacting on how that system responds to certain stimuli). 2,025 more words


3 steps to absolute control of your life

  1. Live in the present: be aware of your body, your mind, and your surroundings.
  2. Master breathing: consciously control your breathing.
  3. Control your autonomic nervous system: take a cold shower every day.