krysti_with_a_k Krystina Ostermeyer

Krystina Ostermeyer, Author at New Life Outlook

About Krystina

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.

Krystina's Work

Bed Exercises for RA

Six Rheumatoid Arthritis Exercises You Can Do Without Getting Out of Bed

It’s difficult to stay optimistic when you wake up stiff and sore, so improve your outlook and your comfort level with these bed exercises for RA.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 15, 2019
Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications and Their Side Effects

There are five drug classes typically used as rheumatoid arthritis medications. Although they can be used separately, they are most helpful together.
by Brenda Vanta, Krystina Ostermeyer and Effie Koliopoulos on April 3, 2019
Foods to Avoid with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Three Types of Food to Avoid With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Eating certain foods have shown to worsen or trigger rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Learn what foods to avoid with rheumatoid arthritis here.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 7, 2019
Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet

Stay Pain Free With These Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet Tips

RA is a difficult disease to manage, but with the right rheumatoid arthritis diet you can ease your symptoms and start feeling better.
by Krystina Ostermeyer and Lana Barhum on July 25, 2018
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rash

How Do You Know If You Have a Rheumatoid Arthritis Rash?

Beyond affecting the joints, rheumatoid arthritis can cause a variety of skin complications. Be aware rheumatoid arthritis rash and other issues.
by Krystina Ostermeyer and Lana Barhum on October 25, 2017
Pain Management for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Try These Strategies for Coping With Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis pain is a symptom caused directly by the disease process. As it affects the joints, the inflamed joints hurt, sometimes excruciatingly.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 11, 2017