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

Osteoporosis Treatment

Are These Osteoporosis Treatment Options Right for You?

Once you’ve lost bone density, you can’t regain it. However, osteoporosis treatment includes lifestyle changes and medications to help slow its progress.
by Krystina Ostermeyer and Josh Duvauchelle on July 9, 2018
Estrogen and Osteoporosis

What Does Estrogen Have to Do With Osteoporosis?

What is it about the aging process that seems to increase the likelihood of developing osteoporosis? A little hormone called estrogen.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 9, 2018
Osteoporosis Pain

Does Osteoporosis Cause Pain? 

Osteoporosis can and does cause pain, and it can be difficult to treat that pain. However, it is possible to prevent osteoporosis pain from happening.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on February 26, 2018
Foods for Osteoporosis

Fight Osteoporosis With These Six Good-for-Your-Bones Super-Foods

Learn about the importance of both calcium and vitamin D for your bone health by adding these six foods for osteoporosis to help your bones.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on December 21, 2017
Natural Treatment for Osteoporosis

Using a Natural Approach for Easing Osteoporosis Symptoms

Once you find out you have osteoporosis, you begin a lifelong maintenance routine. Find out what options you have for natural treatment for osteoporosis.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on December 11, 2017
Exercise for Osteoporosis

Exercise for Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

Although there are diets and medications that can help with osteoporosis, exercises for osteoporosis may be the best way to reduce the chances of injury.
by Krystina Ostermeyer and Lana Barhum on November 21, 2017
Is Osteoporosis Hereditary?

Is Osteoporosis Hereditary?

If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed with osteoporosis – you may be wondering, is osteoporosis hereditary and what can I do to prevent it?
by Krystina Ostermeyer on August 2, 2017
Osteopenia vs Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and Osteopenia: What’s the Difference?

Osteopenia and osteoporosis are related conditions but the effects of osteopenia are less severe. Doctors consider osteopenia a precursor to osteoporosis.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 13, 2017
Can Osteoporosis Be Reversed?

Can Osteoporosis Be Reversed?

After your diagnosis you may wonder, “Can osteoporosis be reversed?” The short answer is no, but there are some things you can do to slow bone degeneration.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 24, 2017
Osteoporosis Posture

Why Is Proper Posture So Important?

Proper posture not only looks better and reduces pain, but it may reduce the risk of spinal fractures. Learn how to improve your osteoporosis posture!
by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 20, 2016