Tag: Quality of Life
If Pain Makes You Avoid Exercise, You’ll Gain More of It
A recent study of people with CMT who engaged in athletic activities at least once a week (mostly gym workouts) for at least six months showed their pain levels were noticeably lower than another group that didn’t exercise. Depression levels and overall Quality of Life scores on surveys were better for the folks who hit…
CMT’s Impact on Quality of Life Can Be Slight
Even though the measurable electrophysiological impact of CMT1A is high, the subjective level of experienced disability is pretty low, given the ways you can learn to compensate.
Book Review: Shades of Loneliness
Shades of Loneliness offers some insight into why we medicalize people and disorders we can’t integrate into society by normal means.
Sleep Apnea and CMT
Studies show CMT tends to come with Disturbed Sleep, Depression, and Reduced Quality of Life. 😞 This post summarizes the scientific research I’ve absorbed on the subject of CMT and sleep apnea. It’s definitely accurate relative to my own experience in the past year or so.