Some of us have a sense that there is a connection because we often feel emotions in our gut. For example, when we’re scared we can get a “knot” in our stomach, or feeling sad and anxious can affect our appetite and the number of bathroom trips we need to make. Plus, many digestive issues often come with mood issues. ... VIEW POST
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After the Tick Bite: What are your next steps?
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this information should not be considered medical advice. This post is for informational purposes only; you should seek the advice of your own medical professional for your own situation. The weather has been beautiful the past several weeks, which means that we have been outside a great deal. Being outside is great for our health; ... VIEW POST
Tick Safety Tips for Hiking
Lyme disease is a terrifying disease, and it's reaching epidemic proportions. The stories that we see everywhere are enough to make anybody weary of spending time outdoors in the woods. I know that when I was first diagnosed, it took me a long time (years, in fact) to be comfortable going on hikes again. But with a few tick safety tips, it makes hiking fun and enjoyable again. ... VIEW POST