Disclosing Your Illness or Disability: Is it Necessary?

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. It’s something that a lot of people wonder, whether they are newly diagnosed or even have been for some time. ‘If I have a disability or…

Who’s in your Peer Support System?

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. If you’re suffering from a chronic illness, you know how lonely the experience can be. Between lack of motivation and difficult symptoms, you may find yourself…

Five Self-care Tips, Picks, Tricks for the Chronically Ill Kids On-the-Go

Written by: Ania Majsterek, @chronically_chilled Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. If you’re reading this, you probably know a lot about trying to live (and have fun) while suffering from chronic illness. For…

A Gentle Reminder About Negative Emotions

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Using Hot and Cold Therapy After Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. People have been using heat and cold therapies to ease pain in joints for years. When you’re recovering from joint replacement surgery any relief is welcome,…

Preparing For Your Joint Replacement Surgery

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. So you and your doctor have finally decided that joint replacement surgery is your best option. There’s a lot to prepare for physically and mentally before…

Being Consistent and Kind To Yourself With a Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. A chronic illness is just that. Chronic. When a person is first diagnosed it can be difficult to grasp the concept of “life-long,” even when they…

Preparing for Prescription Opioids Post Total Joint Replacement

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Surgery can be stressful especially with the added stress of medication. Most doctors recommend the use of opioids for pain management with total joint replacement surgeries…

Having Freedom and Independence when you have a Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. One of the biggest fears people have when facing a life-long chronic illness is the loss of freedom and independence. Most illnesses do require a change…