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I’m suffering with my symptoms of intercranial hypertension and my doctors are not offering a treatment or, an explanation for why I have the pressure developing on my brain. So, I’m hoping that someone can offer some advice.

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3 Ways to Manage Energy Fluctuations with Chronic Illness

Ever found yourself struggling to manage energy levels amidst the rollercoaster of chronic illness? It's a journey filled with ups and downs, but within those challenges lies hope, resilience, and a path to reclaiming control.

In my latest blog post, I've gathered insights and practical tips for navigating these hurdles with grace and empowerment. From riding the highs to finding peace amidst the lows, we're exploring how to thrive despite life's obstacles.

Join me on this journey of discovery and support as we navigate the complexities of chronic illness together. Together, we can empower each other to reclaim vitality and find strength in our shared experiences. Ready to take the next step? Head over to the blog at the link below and let's embrace this journey with determination and resilience.

3 Ways to Manage Energy Fluctuations with Chronic Illness

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3 Ways to Manage Energy Fluctuations with Chronic Illness

Explore coping strategies and adaptability techniques for managing energy fluctuations in chronic illness.
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A Heart Set Free

A great winded rhythm under way;
prickled readiness underfoot.
A mission called into blended shadows-
undulate in shades of smoke as hope glimmers.

Drumming a cleared path of yearning webs for justice where a brightened light pierced an open door.

Candlelit wonders motion the
clouded puffs to view a saved heart… set free.
Chosen and preserved.

A living hope guarded in faith.

Examined, mourned,…pressed,…scarred,…

shattered, repaired;
Never faltered, never failed.

Search me, Oh Lord, and know my heart.
Lead me through the Everlasting Way.
I’ve been tested, and tried… know I am true,…know my heart.
You are my indwelled heart pounding through our shared domain.

Monitor my steadfast rhythm-
the intricate design of each ticking…
of each pulsed beat transformed by this undeniable salvation.

Jesus, with every heartbeat we thank you for your mercy, wisdom, and preservation.
The Holy temple of purpose is pumping power overflow, and is an endless conduit to strength in suffering.

Take heart mighty warriors!
God be with you all!

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#IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #RareDisease #HashimotosThyroiditis #ComplexRegionalPainSyndrome #IntracranialHypertension

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is CStrong0830. I'm here because my wife has been diagnosed with IIH (idiopathic intracranial hypertension) and I would like to find out as many resources and supports possible for both of us as this is a new diagnosis for her and we would like to do all we can to see her optimize her recovery efforts.


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I’m new here. I sustained a brain injury in 2017, then ruptured a disc in my back in 2021, and sustained another brain injury in March of 2023. I’m also now facing IIH and a potential POTS diagnosis. Glad to be part of this group.

#BrainInjury #IntracranialHypertension #PostconcussionSyndrome #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #DegenerativeDiscDisease #Migraine #Depression

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So after 2+ years I finally got the answers I've been waiting for. I already knew I had Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. Last week we just went over my Echo, Tilt Table, and Holter Monitor results and I was diagnosed with POTS and Raynaud's too. I'm just grateful and relieved for answers at this point. I'm on a med to raise my blood pressure to help prevent the fainting and I use a stationary bike 30 min a day to help build strength in my legs now. Baby steps but I'm getting somewhere. I'm more relieved than anything right now just to know what's wrong and finally be getting treatment for it, it's been a long bumpy road but I'm gonna be alright. #CheckInWithMe #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #IIH #IntracranialHypertension #RaynaudsPhenomenon #RaynaudsDisease #ChronicIllness #thankful #TheMighty #grateful

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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is rnzwsrz. I want to learn more about what this is doing to me, what I can do about it , and if future generations of my family will have to deal with this. For the last 4 years I have been slowly deteriorating ,with little to no help from my neurologist. Lose weight, I’ve lost 40 pounds, feel worse now the weight is gone. I should have more energy. I’m losing myself everyday, in different ways. Currently working, not sure for how long I can keep it up. The area I live in doesn’t really acknowledge my diagnosis. Primary care physician says it’s just allergies. ER sends me home with a clean bill of health when I go in, I get to see my Neurologist’s assistant twice a year, and that’s it. Just looking for guidance and comfort. I’m frustrated and tired.

#MightyTogether #IntracranialHypertension

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Fragmented I guess is the best way to explain how I've been feeling lately. Do you ever feel like you're drowning in your own thoughts, everything with your health, with your stress, but everyone is walking around you breathing just fine. They might feel for you because they care but no one is exactly in your shoes. I'm 23. I can't even lift a gallon water bottle without the urge to pass out walking out the door this morning. I used to have a life once upon a time. I get reminded sometimes when I see my friends since childhood posting about their amazing lives now and I'm so happy for them. They're hiking and traveling and doing all the things I used to do, that I can't do that I dream about. I close my eyes and wish for freedom. I wish I could be healthy again constantly. I wish I could go back and tell everyone it's okay they don't have to worry about me anymore I'm fine. I was raised to be independent, now I can't drive, walk fast, run, jump, bend, exercise without passing out or having the feeling of wanting to. Last Thursday my husband and I were at our friends' house and I started to pass out at the dinner table and tried to fight the feeling (I caught myself by the palms of my hands on the table) my best friend Ash walked me to the couch and gave me some water next thing I know I was out. I was unconscious for the longest I had ever been this time. When I came back this time everything was blurry even though my glasses were still on, I couldn't recognize anymore or hear anything anyone was saying because it was all too muffled sounding. I was totally disoriented I didn't know where I was, what had happened, or what was going on. Another couple of minutes passed and my vision and hearing returned to normal and I was once again lucid. That has never happened to me after fainting before. My cardiologist cancelled on Friday because she had an emergency Save a Heart case and I was supposed to get the results of my Echo, and Tilt Table Test. She thinks I have POTS. So does my Neurologist. I'm just ready to find out what the hell is wrong so I can get on with a treatment plan I'm tired of living like this. #Fainting #POTS #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #dizzy #lightheaded #IIH #IntracranialHypertension #Migraine #CheckInWithMe #Depression #Anxiety

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A Hard Day's Night

Does your illness whatever it is just get you in the worst mood some days? Like you just can't shake it? I try so hard to be positive, and not be hard on myself about not being how I used to be before this but today's just one of those days. And to be to honest, it sucks. I'm just trying the best I can. It's been 2 years I feel like I should be used to it by now but I'm not. I keep finding myself mourning the life I used to have, how healthy I used to be. It's an adjustment just one hell of one. Thanks for coming to my Ted Talks lol. #IIH #iihwarrior #IntracranialHypertension #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #POTS #Headache #Migraine #CheckInWithMe #TheMighty #Fainting #Anxiety #Depression #ADHD #TheBeatles

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