Krysti is a 30-something wife to Brad, and mother to Logan. She also happens to suffer from anxiety and has had migraines since she was 12 years old. In August of 2017, she also had a meningioma (a benign brain tumor) removed.
She writes for the anxiety and migraine of NewLifeOutlook, as well as a variety of other communities.
She is an RN with over ten years of nursing experience, which has enabled her to help many people with a variety of chronic conditions in her career. Her nursing experience has spanned from floor nursing on a telemetry unit, working with heart patients, to working in an allergy/immunotherapy clinic, to working in a diabetes education office. She enjoys helping people living healthier, more fulfilling lives, while also learning from her patients.
In addition to her work, she enjoys reading, yoga (she is a yoga instructor and believes it can help with chronic pain!), traveling, cooking and baking, and enjoying a good cup of coffee.
In addition to her freelance writing and nursing career, she enjoys writing for pleasure. Her son has food allergies, and she enjoys blogging about her family's journey.
Following a gout-friendly diet may help to reduce flares, the severity of symptoms, and improve overall health. Learn how you can begin your gout diet here.
Over the past several years, apple cider vinegar for gout has become a mainstream treatment, when it was once an alternative treatment.
Natural treatment for gout includes essential oils, supplements, apple cider vinegar, and nutritional changes. Learn more about your natural options here.
Sometimes treating gout takes trial and error approach to figure out what perfect gout medication or combination of medications will work to treat you.
If you’re curious about natural ways to treat your gout symptoms, essential oils may help. Try out our list of essential oils for gout.
The pain during a gout flare-up can be as bad as breaking a bone. Here are some gout pain relief ideas to help minimize pain during an attack.
Is there a link between potassium and gout? It's recommended that adults consume 4,700 mg of potassium per day — half of what we generally consume!
Gout can be set off by different factors. It is important to understand what can cause a gout attack and how to avoid or even stop them from happening.
There is conflicting evidence about coffee and gout. While coffee may lower the incidence of gout, it may worsen symptoms for those already suffering.
Many treatments are helpful for everyday life, but how is someone with gout supposed to manage their gout triggers on a major holiday, such as Thanksgiving?