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Viv Patient Expert

Austin, Texas
I am disabled with CFIDS/FMS. My mission to help people advocate for themselves and take control of their health challenges. My goal is to reach as many people as possible and share my own personal tips, tools, and pain management experience. I admire people that are able to deal with chronic... Full Bio
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"7 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in the Next Hour." by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The idea is to try to do as many of them as you can in an hour. 1. Boost your energy by getting up and moving around. Taking a brisk ten-minute walk is best, beca ... Read on »
9 Symptoms Not to Treat Yourself by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Get to the doctor or an emergency room immediately if you have any of the following symptoms: 1. a feeling of pressure or squeezing in your chest; 2. severe pai ... Read on »
A Lovely Award by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everybody, I have just received an award from a special blogger friend, timethief (Latief), always willing to help anyone. Surging the net, reading and writing, w ... Read on »
A place to buy Ice Pack Wraps by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hi Everyone, I found a site that sells ice packs. Get your gel packs, cold therapy ice packs and heating pads to treat your leg pain, elbow joint pain, hip pain, knee pai ... Read on »
A Place to find Legal Documents by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Here is a place to find legal documents that might be of assistance to you. I know when I tried to figure out how to get disability and other types of forms, is was helpful ... Read on »
A Place to get FREE Brochures on CFIDS by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The CFIDS Association of America, Inc. offers free brochures on CFIDS. It is absolutely free. Get brochures to help you and your family understand your illness. It also h ... Read on »
A Place to get FREE Brochures on CFIDS by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The CFIDS Association of America, Inc. offers free brochures on CFIDS. It is absolutely free. Get brochures to help you and your family understand your illness. It also h ... Read on »
A Small Prayer for Jerry by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone, Just wanted to ask a favor, please say a prayer for my hubby. He has been dealing with his C.O.P.D. and this mold count has been hard on him. I ended up h ... Read on »
A Small Prayer for Jerry by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone,Just wanted to ask a favor, please say a prayer for my hubby. He has been dealing with his C.O.P.D. and this mold count has been hard on him. I ended up havin ... Read on »
A water leak, now what? by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone, I had a great day of sleep on Saturday and was able to wake up on Sunday without too much trouble. I am off the Concerta ER because it is too expensive ... Read on »
Adult Acne: Understanding the differences from teen acne by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Here is another article I wrote on Helium.com. PLEASE GO OUT TO THAT WEBSITE AND READ MY ARTICLE. You can also read it here, but please read it on Helium.com ... Read on »
Advice & Tips on Dealing with Anxiety by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone! I just wanted to share a few tips on dealing with anxiety. People deal with all types of anxiety, some people do not want to admit they suffer from anxiety. ... Read on »
Advice & Tips on Dealing with Anxiety by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone! I just wanted to share a few tips on dealing with anxiety. People deal with all types of anxiety, some people do not want to admit they suffer from anxie ... Read on »
Allergic Asthma and Non-allergic Asthma by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hi Everyone, It sounds like there are a number of people suffering from allergies and asthma these days. I know, nothing new however, I am concerned about my family and fri ... Read on »
Alternative Pain Management by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everybody, What is a TENS UNIT? A T.E.N. unit stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. During my rehabilitation the physical therapist introduced the u ... Read on »
ANOXIC BRAIN by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Questions & Answers in Brain Health Please let me know your comments or where I can go find out about anoxic brain. My husband required CPR, it took 28 minutes, he was placed on a chemically induced coma, is n ... Read on »
Applying for Disability based on Fibromyalgia (by Tim Moore) by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone, The following article was written by Tim Moore. Tim is a former medicaid-disability caseworker and a former disability claims examiner for the social securi ... Read on »
Are you Credible? by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone, I have not posted for awhile. I thought I would just write a few words about credibility. I started off with my title: Are you Credible? ... Read on »
Aromatherapy and your body by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The active ingredients of essential oils can ease muscle tension, improve your mood, boost your circulation and clear respiratory problems such as hay fever, stuffy noses an ... Read on »
Ask a Health Maven- on Wellsphere by Viv Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hello Everyone! Wellsphere has come up with something new for everyone to take advantage of, so please read on. Recession Special: Free answers from doctors and expert p ... Read on »