Red Flags that you are Struggling with a Flare-Up

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. When living with a long term illness like fibromyalgia, flare-ups are often a common occurrence. Symptoms of this condition include whole-body muscle pain, debilitating fatigue that…

Small Frustrations of Your Chronic Illness that No One Else Sees

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. When we talk about chronic illnesses, it’s easy to start listing off all of the major symptoms. Fatigue, pain, cognition and more are some of the…

What Fibromyalgia Symptoms Look Like

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. Fibromyalgia is an often misunderstood condition. For years, there were many medical professionals who claimed it didn’t even exist. Though it’s grown to be much more…

Unconventional Jobs for those Living 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. If you’ve been living with a chronic illness, you know how difficult many nine to five jobs can be. We’re not just talking about a particularly…

Parenting Advice for Chronically Ill Moms and Dads

Parenting is one of the most challenging yet rewarding jobs on the best of days. Between responsibilities inside the home and out, children certainly require more than it seems any one human could have time for. Throwing the difficulties of a chronic illness into the mix can make even the more simple day-to-day tasks feel…

Five ‘Unpopular’ Things People with Chronic Illnesses do

Self-care is pretty popular these days. It’s not uncommon to see images floating around the internet touting the amazing sensation of canceling plans out with friends to instead stay in and curl up with a good book. While we can all certainly agree from our own perspective, it’s often much more difficult to be the…

Best & Worst Foods if you have Fibromyalgia

It’s a frustrating fact of life for people who suffer from fibromyalgia, but this health condition rarely comes without some less-than-welcome companions. One of the more common ones is Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS for short — which nearly half of fibromyalgia patients suffer from. Just because it’s a common problem doesn’t mean that it’s…