12 Tips for Going to College with a Chronic Illness

Going through college with a chronic illness can be extremely difficult. We put together a list of our 12 tips we wish we knew starting off!

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Compression pants are super helpful when you’re dealing with POTS or other health issues that cause swelling or blood pooling. Read our list of our favorite compression leggings!

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How I Fight Nausea

Being nauseous has always been one of my most common and least favorite symptom. Read my list of tips and tricks that have help fight nausea and keep it at bay.

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What I do when my POTS is in a flare up

This past weekend I had the worst POTS flare that I’ve had in ages. Read these 6 tips to help with POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome).

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Delivery Services

Our top delivery and grocery services that make having a chronic illness jut a little easier. Brandless, Uber Eats, Insta Cart…check out what else is on our list of must tries!

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Dry Brushing

In a recent post, I talked about lymphatic massages and how getting one routinely can yield many health benefits. While at my last appointment, I asked my massage therapist what I could do on my own to maintain the results - Dry Brushing.

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Lymphatic Massage

Find out how I’m incorporating Lymphatic massages into my autoimmune treatment plan. It helps to decrease swelling, improves circulation and helps to detox your body of toxins.

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Chronic Illness Travel Essential

Having a chronic illness like Lupus or POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) forces you to be extra prepared when traveling. Chronic pain and chronic fatigue can feel heightened but being prepared can make all the difference.

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Is a low fat diet actually good for you?

Are ‘low-fat’ options a better choice? Not necessarily. First of all, if a product claims it is low fat, all that really means is that it has to be at least 25% lower fat than the original.

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The Importance of Breakfast

Breakfast has the long appointed reputation of being the most important meal of the day. It is the meal that starts up your metabolism, deters binge eating later on, and most importantly, it is delicious.

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Ice Cream or Fro-Yo?

Which one is a better choice, fat-free sorbet or regular fat ice cream? The answer is hidden answer C, nothing! Just joking, the answer is actually the regular fat ice cream.

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6 Tips for staying hydrated

Staying hydrated is SO important for those dealing with chronic illnesses, especially POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome).

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