MS and heat sensitivity

Heat sensitivity affects most people who suffer with multiple sclerosis, actually causing symptoms to temporarily worsen. These temporary changes can result from even a slight elevation in core body temperature (one-quarter to one-half of a degree). The main culprits are hot summer temperatures, rigorous exercise, or a fever. For those with MS, heat can lead […]

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The top five ways our students treat chronic pain

One of the most common symptoms of autoimmune disease is chronic pain. I have extensive experience with this topic, because I have worked with hundreds of students who suffer with chronic disease and the horrible pain associated with it. These tips will help you learn to address and manage chronic pain. When students first find […]

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The mindset of a Wellness Champion

MS and chronic disease in general beats us up emotionally. It affects our self-esteem, self-confidence, and robs us of our hopes and dreams. Through the Live Disease Academy I have interviewed hundreds of students who are at their lowest point. It breaks my heart to hear how much people are suffering. Mindset is everything I […]

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How to overcome food addictions

Overcoming food addictions can be extremely hard. We want to make healthy choices but sometimes we’re dealing with strong cravings that hold us back and slow down our recovery from chronic disease. If you crave dessert after meals, use food as a reward for accomplishing something, binge on foods that you know aren’t good for […]

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