April 29th: Lyme Disease Awareness Day

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. Lyme Disease Awareness Day is a day to stop and recognize all the “Lymies” out there who battle on with this chronic illness, and a day…

Taking Things One Step at a Time

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. Progress happens every day but we don’t always see it till much further down the line. This can be frustrating when we’re ill. When we get…

Taking it Slow: Using a Slow Cooker for When You’ve Lost All Your Energy

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 you have limited energy making meals at home from scratch may not sound appealing. A healthy diet is important when you have a chronic illness….

It’s Okay to Have Down Days – Lymie

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. Lyme Disease is a frustrating illness. It’s also an illness you can have for a really long time and not even know about. Some people have…

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….

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,…

Emotional Impact of Chronic Illnesses

We often think of going to the doctor as a way to solve our problems. We describe our symptoms, we get a test, we take a pill, we get better. For those struggling with chronic illness, a visit to the doctor is the start of a long-term relationship — one with many ups and downs…