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Do Standing Desks Help With Interstitial Cystitis and PGAD?

Do Standing Desks Help With Interstitial Cystitis and PGAD?

I have not been paid or offered any other incentive to write this post. I simply wanted to share with you something that I have personally found to be of great benefit.In one of my earliest blog posts, Tiny Tips for Dealing with a PGAD Flare, I talked about various things that I found helpful in dealing with the symptoms of my own persistent genital arousal disorder. Although it took me a while to notice any patterns or triggers, I eventually realised that sitting at my desk for long periods of time made me much worse. I worked as an audio typist when I first got PGAD, so I spent hours a day sat at a desk with my foot on a pedal. I also liked to sit on my bed with my legs crossed to read or study, which meant I had to lean forwards to see my books.…

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Herbal Medicine Week

Herbal Medicine Week

This week is Herbal Medicine Week, so to mark the occasion I thought I’d write a post! As regular readers will know, my mum is a medical herbalist, so using herbs as medicines has been a natural part of my life. I tend to forget that not everyone knows what herbal medicine is and that not everyone can just pop in ‘the surgery’ when they’re feeling under the weather and whip up something appropriate for the ailment. I feel very fortunate to be able to do so and thought I’d take this opportunity to share a little about herbal medicine for those who may not know anything about it.Simply put, herbal medicine is the use of plants to treat illnesses and restore health. When they first hear of it, most people are quite sceptical and ask, “Do you actually believe in it?” or, “Does it really work?” However, when you…

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The Many Uses of Desert Harvest Aloe Vera Gelé

The Many Uses of Desert Harvest Aloe Vera Gelé

Sunburn season is already well under way in the UK and here at Tiny Towers we think every home should have a bottle of Desert Harvest Aloe Vera Gelé on hand for at the end of a sunny day! Tiny is a real English rose – or a pasty prickle, depending on your perspective – so some degree of sunburn on the shoulders is an annual occurrence for her even if she’s really careful. She tried some Gelé in place of after sun lotion a couple of years ago and she is totally converted – it’s amazing! In fact she’s discovered that it’s useful for so many other things besides intimate comfort that she thinks it should be a household staple for everyone! We therefore thought we’d write a light, summer blog about the many things we’ve tried it out for and a few things we haven’t! Please note that…

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