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    Dealing with a weak immune system – what works

    My immune system is so delicate. A sneeze turns into a cold turns into bronchitis turns into pneumonia. I am not kidding. I have been trying to boost my defense for at least twenty years. 99 percent of the usual natural remedies don’t work for me. Initially, when I found out that I had CLL it seemed like a logical consequence of those millions of viruses and bacteria which have inhabited my body. Of course, I still try to improve my resistance against infections. Continue Reading

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    How to get rid of dandruffs effectively

    Chronic disease and dandruffs often go hand in hand; especially when diabetes or a compromised immune system are involved. Over the years, my scalp seems to have changed. The type of dandruff I have now differs from the ones I used to have. At least I know how to get rid of them. Continue Reading

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    Cool relief for your night sweats

    Having talked to other spoonies, I have found out that there are two kinds of night sweats – one that does not depend on the room temperature and one that does. Here, I will show you how you can deal with excessive perspiration, if you are comfortable sleeping in a cold room. Please also check whether you have an underlying health problem. Continue Reading

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    The best ways to deal with night sweats

    You have turned down the heating, changed the blankets and opened the windows – but you are still sweating at night? If the room temperature does not cause excessive perspiration, it is likely to be an underlying health problem. This is how I have dealt with this unpleasant condition. Continue Reading

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    Swell smell

    I have an extremely developed sense of smell and am easily bothered by other people’s body odor. Unfortunately, having chronic lymphatic leukemia has changed my body odor. I need to take extra measures in order not to be bothering others (and myself) with unpleasant scents. Continue Reading

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