There is currently no direct research to support this connection. However, I've spent the day pulling on a long and interesting thread that has fungus all over it. I talk about oxalates in my book on LS, since some people report relief from a low oxalate diet. I briefly mention Aspergillus. It came up during … Continue reading Is lichen sclerosus caused by fungus?
Newest book on lichen sclerosus
It's arrived! The newest book on LS is available worldwide on Amazon and soon to be available on all other online booksellers. I never expected to receive a diagnosis of LS (no one does), and I certainly didn't expect to spend 8 months immersed in writing about it. This easy to read book covers everything … Continue reading Newest book on lichen sclerosus
Lichen sclerosus: forget remission… focus on well-being
I have a confession to make. I saw my pelvic floor therapist earlier this week. She told me my tissues have improved in elasticity and look fantastic.
Life with lichen sclerosus
Between the blog posts and the book, it's been a full month of writing and LS.
Lichen sclerosus and the chakras (part 2)
This post covers the energy centre that isn't as anatomically-related as root chakra, however, many of the emotional aspects LS brings up can be found in this chakra.
Lichen sclerosus and the chakras (part 1)
Having written a book on chakras, I’d be remiss if I didn’t address the energy elephant in the room: the chakras involved in LS.
Lichen sclerosus and cancer
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.
Lichen sclerosus and breath
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.
More musings on lichen sclerosus
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?
Lichen sclerosus and trauma
There are three main types of trauma: Acute, Chronic, or Complex