Why Anger is Okay for People with Chronic Illnesses

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. Oftentimes, people who suffer from a chronic illness are encouraged to accept their limitations. They’re expected to lower their expectations for life, learn to juggle their…

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…

Spring Cleaning with a Chronic Illness

Whether you have a big family to help or are flying solo, Spring cleaning presents a number of hurdles for people with chronic illnesses. Depending on your specific conditions, symptoms, and types of flare-ups, these Marie Kondo style sessions can be adjusted, augmented and otherwise adapted to fit your needs. The important thing is to…

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…

5 Tips for Clearing your Brain Fog

At some point, all of us experience the mental dysfunction and utter confusion that many infamously refer to as ‘brain fog.’ This is often a symptom of vitamin deficiencies, lack of restful sleep, stress, and other medical conditions such as Fibromyalgia or Lyme Disease. While brain fog in and of itself isn’t necessarily a deleterious…