Central Sensitivity Syndrome | A Survivor's Guide
Central Sensitivity Syndrome & Central Sensitization | A Survivor's Guide
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Beating Drug-Induced Light Sensitivity

Light sensitivity is a side effect of many medications. Considering that those with Central Sensitization are typically already very light sensitive, often moderately to severe, this side effect poses a HUGE problem. For most people, severe light sensitivity would suggest to the prescribing physician that the patient should discontinue taking…

The “You Don’t Look Sick” Makeover

As I came around the corner at the store with my rollator, a woman in line smiled at me. She began striking up a conversation with me asking me about myself and sharing a bit about herself. She was a personal care attendant and was amazed by how much I…

Vertigo, Nausea, and Menstruation

 A few months ago I started having some bizarre symptoms. I didn’t pay much attention to it until it kept reoccurring every month at the same time, and the symptoms seemed to be getting much worse each time. The time of the month it kicked in was – that “time…

Makeup Sensitivities? Make Your Own!

Having central sensitivities and wearing makeup just don’t go well together. For those without allergies or chemical sensitivities, perhaps, but for those who do, even the high-end brands just don’t cut it. So it really comes down to asking yourself “What am I not sensitive to and I can put…

Acne and CSS

After my disability went from moderate (totally and permanently disabled) to severe (housebound and mostly bedridden), seemingly out of nowhere came a flood of acne. I had a history of mild acne as a teen, and acne is an on and off thing for the women in my family regardless…

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