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Pushing through fatigue

I just watched a really informative video by Dr Alan Pocinki who specializes in treating patients with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (link here). Whilst it is specific to EDS and people who have hypermobility the themes in here are very relevant to anyone who suffers from fatigue so read on… Continue reading Pushing through fatigue

Supercharged out of my head

Yup you guessed it, another adrenaline attack. God it’s a pain in the neck.  My meds were changed 3 weeks ago because of adrenaline issues, I had reduced my meetings and the intensity of my exercise program and was doing really well.

Then I changed something.  Moved my usual morning exercise to the evening last night, evidently when the impact of my glory wonder drugs were at their lowest, and had a sleep from hell.    Continue reading Supercharged out of my head

One totally frustrated punter

OK big sigh. My old friend ‘adrenaline’ has been making quite a reappearance lately.  Gotta love it (not).

Whilst a regime of exercise daily for the last two months has given me a lift and lured me towards a bit more activity (meetings, lunches etc) it’s become a little bit of my undoing.  Think I mentioned the ‘evil’ side of adrenaline before….well mine has not been behaving at all well these last couple of weeks and I’m now back in the space of the jitters,  chest flutters (actually that’s kind, it’s more like racing), sailing high blood pressure, knock out headaches and sheer bloody frustration. Continue reading One totally frustrated punter

Adrenaline impacts your body in good and bad ways. Here’s how.

Are you running around on adrenaline, much like ‘roadrunner’ just running non stop?

Following my own rather large run in with adrenaline and the diagnosis of having dysautonomia and being hyperadrenergic (a-dren-err-gic – I still have problems saying it) I’ve become somewhat interested in the role it plays on the body and thought I would share some of what I know.  So here goes…. Continue reading Adrenaline impacts your body in good and bad ways. Here’s how.