Q&A: Patient Advocate, Kim – Living with Fibromyalgia

We had the lovely opportunity to interview Kim, a wife and mother of two who has lived with fibromyalgia for the past 18 years. Kim was previously seeking a healthcare community where she could connect with others like yourself and came upon Peer Health where she has been able to enjoy the benefits of a…

A Gout Friendly Holiday

Gout is an extremely painful inflammation of the joints caused by a buildup of needle-sharp uric acid crystals. A common area of pain due to gout is your big toe but it can also affect your ankles, knees, feet and hands. As a gout sufferer, are you looking forward to Thanksgiving or is this a…

Detox, Fight Inflammation and Reset Your Body

The below text is excerpted from Amie Valpone’s best-selling cookbook: Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation and Reset Your Body. After years of western medicine (including numerous bone marrow biopsies, CT scans, MRIs, colonoscopies and more) that yielded no real answers, I set out to heal my body and embarked on years…