Keeping Track of Appointments

Keeping Track of Appointments

The 6 P’s for Working Well with your Doctor: Part 3 – Keeping Track of Appointments How often have you lost your appointment card? You know the ones, the little business cards they give you with the time and date for your next appointments? Or worse still, a...
What Your Poo is Telling You!

What Your Poo is Telling You!

The 6 P’s for Working Well with your Doctor: Part 2 – The Poo Diary Last week we talked about keeping a Symptom Diary and how it can help you to identify patterns and triggers to your chronic illness. Today, we are talking Poo. Yes really! And no, not cute and...
Why You Need a Symptom Diary for your Hashimoto’s

Why You Need a Symptom Diary for your Hashimoto’s

The 6 P’s for Working Well with your Doctor: Part 1 – The Symptom Diary   In the first two posts about getting organised to make living with chronic illness easier, I spoke about keeping track of medications and making them a bit more palatable to...
How to Get Your Kids to take their Medications

How to Get Your Kids to take their Medications

Despite the fact that my girls are now 10 and 13, neither of them can swallow tablets or capsules yet. If this is the case in your family, make sure you let your doctor or natural medicine practitioner know as some forms of medications and supplements are available in...
5 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

5 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

So we all know that a good night sleep is important, but have you ever stopped to wonder why? Apart from making you feel tired the next day, sleeping badly over an extended period of time can have far-reaching effects on your health. Irregular sleeping habits have...