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Creating a sleeping room oasis

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59 total views, no views today Poor sleep is very common, in fact sleep deprivation is the number one cause of day time fatigue, grumpiness and difficult to explain aches and pains.  For most people this can be corrected with some lifestyle changes, relaxation, and sleep hygiene, however for people with ME/EI these thing often fail […]

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Sensory Overload

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47 total views, no views today Sensory overload happens when too much sensory stimulus is occurring at once — it can be triggered by a crowded room, a TV turned up too loud, strong aromas, fluorescent lighting — or a hundred other things. It’s often associated with certain diagnoses like autism, sensory processing disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome, […]

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Revo Sunglasses

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36 total views, no views today Revo sunglasses may be of benefit if you experience light sensitivity, eye strain (whilst using computer) or seizures (or just want to look cool!).  I have definitely found them beneficial. the following is from https://www.revo.com/lens-technology ELEMENTS OF SIGNATURE REVO PROTECTION: Revo is unique among sunglass collections in that we manage the […]

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Coping Strategies for Severe Sensory Overload

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28 total views, no views today By Margo Kay (source:  http://www.cfsselfhelp.org/library/severe_sensory_overload_Part1) Reprinting is allowed by  www.cfidsselfhelp.org. if source is acknowledged, author is identified, and if not used for commercial purposes.  Sensory overstimulation is quite common among people with CFS and FM. Light and sound are probably the most common triggers. People also report being overstimulated by movement, […]

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Comfy Socks

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45 total views, 1 views today Many people experiencing chronic pain (neuropathy, fibromyalgia, other) experience touch and texture sensitivity, including me. This is called Hyperalgesia or Allodynia.  Even socks can be irritating or painful for some people.  If you cannot go without, try to find socks made from natural fabrics like organic cotton or bamboo, and these […]

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E-Readers

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59 total views, no views today CIRS E Readers are better than books for mold sensitivity ALLERGIES Low mold concern LOST Consider the backlighting if you have light sensitivity  -Kobo (my choice) has comfort light MCS Reduces exposures to inks and solvents (check materials they are made from!)   Free books for e – readers can […]

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