Bringing awareness to chronic disease, creating a chronic community and understanding the lives of chronic disease survivors.
The Mind and More with Adam
Listen to this episode with Adam who gets your brain thinking, we chat about the mind, our mindsets with chronic disease and the deep dark stuff about the world. Adam has his own story suffering with addiction, and chronic pain and how his mindset was something that innately changed his life.
Be sure to connect with him and watch what he is doing at https://thementalmasteryalliance.com and connect with him on Instagram @thementalmasteryalliance
The Treatment Worked!! Welcome back Tom!
Tom updates us with his progress from his stem cell treatment over a year and a half ago and he still has not had a cluster headache in that time! But, he has some VERY exciting news to share with us! Listen to the podcast to find out!
To recap, Tom has what's known as "the Worlds most painful disease" #TrigeminalCephalalgiaNeuralgia also known as Cluster Headaches, or the suicide disease. 😲
Connect with Tom on YouTube: @ClusterHeadSurvivor
Be sure to read his blog about cluster headaches, mental illness and more: www.clusterheadsurvivor.blogspot.com
My Peach Fuzz: a journey with Adenomyosis with Shamitris
This lovely afro-Latina is fighting for #Adenomyosis awareness and research. Shamitris dealt with countless doctor visits, many of them disregarding her telling her it is all in her head! We all know when we feel pain, we're not making it up -- it is real. She finds relief now with CBD, holistic treatments like Acupuncture and more. She also writes about her journey to raise awareness and understanding towards Adenomyosis to ultimately help other Adeno-warriors out there. Check out her website: https://www.mypeachfuzz.com
and connect with her on Instagram: @mypeachfuzzblog
From Dr. to Patient with Dr. Lynn Rogers
Dr. Lynn Rogers is the former Director of the Neuralplasticity Laboratory at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and a former dominant athlete, completing multiple Iron Man races and more, but in July of 2017, she went from Ironman ready to paralyzed. She has been diagnosed with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), where she could spend months in the hospital repeatedly making progress and then relapsing. Her body attacks its own nervous system, eating away the nerves coating and damaging the nerves themselves. Her journey is a bit of a rollercoaster, and she is looking to do more aggressive treatment, contact her:
and follow her journey on her website: lynnrogers.squarespace.com
Let’s Talk Chronic Pain with Dr. Justin Ternes
Dr. Ternes has a background in Physical Therapy and he is passionate about helping every patient address their pain, injury and/or physical limitations through a unique blend of functional exercises, manual therapy skills, biopsychosocial education, pain science and mindfulness techniques.
Listen to his story about how he jumped into this field, more information on the techniques he uses, how he helps men with anxiety, stress and more. His podcast will inspire you to learn more about holistic approaches to pain management.
Connect with him: www.trueself.health
Check out his Men’s Group Sunday 1pm PST that is open for all men to explore what a men’s group is like. They call it “CrossFit for Emotion”
Also be sure to check out Wim Hof: https://www.wimhofmethod.com And Dr. Rhonda Patrick: https://www.foundmyfitness.com
Here is a 15 Minute Movement and Breathwork Flow that is a great way to start the day!
“Your mind controls your body, your breath controls your mind”
-Dr. Justin Ternes
Staying Positive with MS with Moyna
Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the beginning of 2020, this has been the most challenging year of her life. Upon diagnosis, Moyna started conducting tons of research, looking for support groups or general MS resources. She noticed a reoccurring theme within the MS community. She did not see many people who looked like her or had similar backgrounds. It motivated Moyna to create her Instagram. Sharing her journey and stories in hopes of inspiring others. The positive reception from her Instagram lead her to create a website and begin blogging. MS has been an inspiration to cherish each day. Moyna can be reached by Instagram @lifewithmoyna. Also, her website lifewithmoyna.com