Lyme Disease Friendly Foods for the Holidays!

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 the holidays roll around people with Lyme disease have to pause and take stock and lot more than those without. The diet of a “Lymie”…

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…

Handling the Changing Seasons 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 change in seasons can affect a person’s mood. To go from warm and sunny weather to cold and gray is a shock to the system….

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…

Ways People with Chronic Illnesses Can Decline Unsolicited Advice

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 lived openly with a chronic illness for any length of time, you probably have enough unsolicited advice to fill three garbage bags. Invisible illnesses,…

How to Tell your New Partner about your 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. Dating seems to be portrayed as navigating a minefield of expectations and disappointments these days. Everyone seems to be looking for rules about when to talk…

How to Talk to Coworkers about your 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. People who live with a chronic illness often fear discovery where they work. Though disability is, in general, a protected status at your place of employment, it can…

Favorite Halloween Movies to watch when you’re dealing with a Flare-Up

If you’re struggling with a flare-up from a chronic health condition this Halloween, chances are good that you’ll be opting out of the pumpkin patches and corn mazes. Having to sit on the sidelines during the holidays can be especially frustrating, but the good news is that there’s still a time-honored tradition that you can…

Keeping Anxiety at Bay during Halloween

Plenty of research has shown us how common anxiety and depression are for those who suffer from chronic illnesses. Add on to that the fact that anxiety disorders themselves can be crippling long-term. While many people with conditions like Lyme disease and type 2 diabetes are afraid of being left out of the holiday season,…