Category: Coping Tools and Tips

Here is a collection of coping tools and tips that I’ve learned from my own experiences and others. I hope these coping tools and tips help you as they have helped me deal with living with an autoimmune disease. Got any you want to share too? Join the Autoimmunees group on Facebook and let’s get talking.

posture Coping Tools and Tips
Posture

Today I wanted to share with everyone this fantastic video I came across on YouTube. It’s all about posture and how we can change our bodies to increase health and decrease pain-related issues in our bodies. The exercises or techniques are really interesting and challenge the way we think of what the correct posture really

AUME – Symptom Coping Tools and Tips
Pain Diary and Symptom Tracker

One of the most helpful tools for your doctor and yourself during your appointments is keeping a pain diary and symptom tracker or log. This way you can pinpoint exactly the time and date of when an autoimmune disease flare-up occurred, monitor, what you were doing each time and have a better understanding of what

AUME – Cold and Flu Coping Tools and Tips
The Ultimate Cold & Flu Pack

It must cold and flu season here or everyone’s body has gotten a bite of the “sheep” mentality and started copying each other lol. The reason I say this, as there’s only distinct seasons here in The Philippines, wet and dry season, but pretty much the temp is always warm so you can’t really pinpoint

AUME – Flexibility Coping Tools and Tips
Cool down exercises for Autoimmunees

Flexibility – is it only for those elite few or can the rest of us “not as fit” people mould our bodies to become more flexible? Now if you’re reading this with a biological point of view, you will answer of course you can, you just need to train your body. But that is a

AUME – Watcher and Patient Coping Tools and Tips
The Watcher and the Patient with an autoimmune disease

This blog is dedicated to the people with autoimmune conditions and the people that love them. It aims to educate both parties on how we can both work through these diseases together. For family & friends, how they can care for and support their loved one diagnosed; and for the autoimmune patient themselves, how they

AUME – Doctor Appointments Coping Tools and Tips
Getting the best out of your next doctor’s appointment

Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a condition and attending regular appointments, or going through a string of appointments to get some answers, I hope you find this blog article helpful. Types of doctor’s appointments During my previous experiences, I’ve come across all different types of doctors, and I don’t just mean different like a neurologist

AUME – Symptom Coping Tools and Tips
Polyarteritis Nodosa Symptoms and Relief

I previously wrote my first blog entry called “The Invisible Visitor” and have gotten feedback that some of you would like to know more about the specific symptoms that PAN has. While it can manifest in many different ways in different people, there are some core distinctions that direct doctors to testing whether you have