Central Sensitivity Syndrome | A Survivor's Guide

Central Sensitivity - Survivor's Guide

Dementia Like Brain Fog

On September 26, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

It was getting so bad. I felt like mind mind was slowly disappearing more everyday. I was so easily jumbled and confused on a regular basis that I was looking into assisted living. I just didn’t feel safe and competent anymore. I couldn’t see images in my head anymore, if…

A Brief Review Of Topical Pain Relievers

On September 23, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

I have tried a fair amount of topical pain relieving substances over the years, both prescription and non-prescription. These are of course only for localized pain, which for me, is typically due to a flare up where 1-3 locations are far more painful than the rest and oral medications just…

Constant or Occasional Itching

On July 31, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

People with high phosphorus levels in their diet can experience a great deal of itching. This seems to be somewhat common with those with central sensitivity, and is either an electrolyte sensitivity, a result of diet alone, or the result of a genetic issue.  You can try cutting out high…

Milk, Irritable Bowel, and Central Sensitization

Since as long as I can remember, milk has been my enemy. At first it was just bloating, which in a skinny little rail of a child looked rather odd. However, by age 9 I was having severely distressing irritable bowel attacks. Whether I was screaming and moaning at home…

Weight-Loss Plan for The Housebound Disabled

This plan combines a few different methods for losing fat and gaining muscle. Each method helps a little, but combined together they help immensely. I’ve been primarily housebound for 17 years, and I’m on 22-hour bedrest on average for the rest of my life. One thing you gain quickly with…

3 Levels of Cognitive Impairment

On February 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By , With No Comments

There are 3 Levels of Cognitive Impairments outlined below. Most with CSS in their day-to-day only experience Level I. For those who overdo it, by the end of the day they may experience Level II. This level is also often experienced when woken up in the middle of the night…

Scoliosis and Numbness

On February 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By , , With No Comments

If you have CSS and scoliosis, you are experiencing episodes of numbness, and are concerned it may be something more than the CSS, there is a quick and easy way you might be able to determine the cause. I’ve had scoliosis since I was little. It doesn’t seem to cause…

Medicine Induced Tinnitus

On February 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

Recently I reduced my dose of Mexiletine to reduce symptoms of vertigo. The vertigo was due to 1 part allergies, 1 part menstruation, and 1 part Mexiletine which led to fluid buildup in my LEFT ear. The downside of this reduction? A constant ringing in the RIGHT ear. Makes a…

Sensitivity to Touch, Pressure, and Pain

On February 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By , With No Comments

Tactile and pain sensitivity is characteristic of an abnormal intolerance and response to touch, pressure, and pain sensations (nociceptive sensations). For sufferers of tactile hypersensitivity, light and gentle touch can range from mildly discomforting to debilitatingly painful. Onset of pain may be local or shooting when pressure is applied to…

Smell and Taste Alterations

While I do not have a terrible amount of experience with smell and taste alterations, I have had a few accounts. These alterations range from short to long-term alterations. When I say “smell sensitivity,” I’m referring to when a smell becomes heightened – it becomes stronger. This means that what…