The Endo Shop Blog — depression

So Sorry, I'm Back Now!

Posted by Kristina Brooks on

So Sorry, I'm Back Now!

Hello there,  I first want to say how sorry I am to have disappeared for such a long while. Life has gotten busy with my little one starting school, a job outside of the shop for myself in a local not for profit organization, and so much more. I have also received a diagnosis of anxiety and all the changes and difficulties that come with starting medications for that - you may see more posts about mental health here as well since I am certain I am not the only Endo Warrior with Anxiety and/or Depression. To be completely honest...

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Endometriosis and My Battle with Emotions!

Posted by Kristina Brooks on

Endometriosis and My Battle with Emotions!

Endometriosis is a terrible illness, not only physically but also emotionally! I deal with this on a daily basis and am constantly struggling with the battle of my emotions. It is a double-edged sword in that the intense emotional distress that Endometriosis causes can also cause a flare-up of my physical symptoms which seems like a never-ending cycle of physical and emotional pain. According to Women's Health UK, one of the first steps towards lessening the effects of your emotions on Endo is to acknowledge them, so that is what I am doing here. Like many women with this disease, I often...

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The Soay E-Touch iPhone TENS Unit!

Posted by Kristina Brooks on

The Soay E-Touch iPhone TENS Unit!

I am so excited about this new product. I received my own unit, which I bought myself, in the mail today and tried it almost immediately. It works so well that I had to pop online and tell you about it! It is the Soay E-Touch iPhone TENS Unit and I was pleasantly surprised at how well it works.  The unit comes with the TENS Unit that plugs directly into the headphone socket on your iPhone or iPad and uses an app with your volume set on high to control it. It also includes two ear clip electrodes to help...

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