With our ongoing “What Helps Me” series, The Mighty is leaning into what sets us apart from other health sites: We aim to provide real health advice from real people who live it.
In this spirit, we asked our community for the best insights and tips they’ve developed for managing their conditions. As always, they responded with their unique health stories and we are happy to pass along their well-tested resources to you.
Responses have been lightly edited for clarity. Today, we meet Mighty member Peggy. She is 60 years old and lives with colitis. Peggy, what helps you? THE MIGHTY: What helps you most when your condition affects your physical health? PEGGY: I stay home and make sure that I am near the bathroom, drink something with electrolytes, wear loose clothing, and take naps when I’m able to.Read more on themighty.com