I think it's best we pull up a chair and clear the air around lichen sclerosus and cancer. It won't get heavy. I'm not a doctor.
Yet another reason to commit to a breath practice for LS. Honestly, between increased anxiety, worry, often sleeplessness and oxidative stress, switching into parasympathetic mode (rest and digest) through breathing practice offers a boon of benefits.
I didn't immediately look for research. I looked for women who had it, who were living with it. What was their experience? What had they tried. What worked for them?
There are three main types of trauma: Acute, Chronic, or Complex
I'm pretty sure I don't need to talk to you about stress. What I do want to talk about is stress and LS.
When you start to feel better, you want to continue feeling better, so you are motivated to continue with your nourishing IF ritual.
Landing on a nourishing diet for LS seems to involve a process of reducing inflammation, healing the gut, eating nutrient-dense foods and balancing your blood sugar.
I'd already been turned onto investigating mast cells in the body. And mast cells led me to histamines.
It's easy for me to forget how challenging the initial days after diagnosis can be.
There are many reports of those with LS finding relief by following a low oxalate diet. Is it that simple?