Alternative Treatments to Chronic Illness: Do They Work?

Alternative Treatments to Chronic Illness: Do They Work? Here are the alternative treatments I’ve tried that did not work to alleviate my disease symptoms.

Jinshin Jyutsu for Chronic Pain by My Several Worlds

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and MEC – Jinshin Jyutsu is a style of acupressure that involves the application of the hands for balancing energy in the body.

Life limitations with fibromyalgia and MECFS

Living Within The Limitations of Fibromyalgia

One of the biggest challenges with chronic illness is learning how to live with limitations. These limitations range from small to severe disruptions that leave people housebound.

Carrie Kellenberger Invisible Illness

70 Facts About My Invisible Illness You Might Not Know [UPDATED 2020]

This post is for everyone who suffers from invisible illness and chronic illness – Here are 70 facts about Ankylosing Spondylitis that affect me. 2015-2020

Carrie Kellenberger - Health and patient advocacy

Living with AS and Why We Need to Keep Moving

I have Ankylosing Spondylitis, a form of autoimmune arthritis. My team, The Walking Spondies, is looking for walkers to join in the Walk Your A.S. Off 2015 Walk-a-thon.

Treating Ankylosing Spondylitis with Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

A Canadian expat’s experience of using acupuncture and Chinese medicine in Taiwan to help with pain/inflammation from Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Calla Hot Springs, Yangmingshan

Taiwan Hot Springs Guide: Yangmingshan Hot Springs, Northern Taiwan

Yang Ming Mountain has remained a first choice getaway for city residents and tourists looking for a different Taiwan hot springs experience.

Gua Sha - Scraping

Traditional Chinese Medicine: My Experience With Scraping

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Dr. Tzu demonstrated a scraping method called Gua Sha. Its principles are similar to those of cupping and has similar effects on the body.

traditional Chinese medicine - cupping

Traditional Chinese Medicine: My Experience With Cupping

My experience with Traditional Chinese Medicine in Taiwan. Cupping is used to bring blood flow to the muscles and skin, which effectively drain excess fluid and toxins from deep connective tissues.