Food Tips for Thanksgiving with Lyme Disease

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. The holidays can be stressful if you have a chronic illness like Lyme Disease. One of the main symptoms of the illness is a person’s decreased…

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…

Tips to Keep Pain Levels Low

There are plenty of scientific articles and studies out there on the most effective ways to help people with chronic illnesses manage their pain levels. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to figure out how to actually apply that advice in the real world. Guided Meditation Not to sound all woo-woo, but this one can…

Easy Food Prep for the Chronically Ill Person

For people with chronic illnesses, it can be a perpetual tug of war when it comes to food. Sure, it might be healthier to wake up with an egg white scramble and a carefully peeled grapefruit or end the day by making a well-balanced dinner, but it’s so much easier to reach for something packaged…

Type 2 Diabetes Diet for a Healthy Christmas

This Christmas you will have food placed before you. You will have to decide what to put on your plate. If you have Type 2 Diabetes, what can you eat while still maintaining your blood sugar at the correct level? A Type 2 Diabetes diet does not mean you have to give up things you…