Video Guide to Creating a Chronic Illness Survival Pack


This video from The Mighty shares some of the things a person living with a chronic illness might want to carry around with them on a daily basis.

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The survival pack contains some of the essentials needed to ensure you’re not caught out when going about your daily business. The video’s survival kit contains a bottle of water, daily and emergency medications, a sweater, personal hygiene products, music, insurance card, emergency telephone numbers, a snack for keeping blood sugar levels up and mints to help tame nausea or acid reflux.

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  1. OUCH, “mints to tame acid reflux”! NOT! One of the well-recognized triggers for acid reflux symptoms is……mints. I would suggest a pack of non-mint, sugar-free gum instead. I love the water for those suffering from GERD, and alkaline water (pH of 9+) is even better since a higher pH will reduce acid reflux symptoms even faster. Also, love the snacks since eating five or six small meals will reduce the urge later in the day to consume a large meal. I hope this helps, and the following link provides an expanded list of items GERD sufferers should avoid –

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