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What Role Does Sleep Play In Fighting Lyme Disease?

Sleep is an important part of keeping our bodies healthy. We often think of sleep as a total mind and body shutdown, but in reality, that’s not the case. Although our conscious mind switches off, sleep is actually a very active state for us. A lot of processing, strengthening, and restoration occurs while we sleep, although exactly how and why this process works the way it does is still a bit of a mystery to scientists. Physically, our bodies use sleep to repair damaged muscle and tissue and support our immune system. Mentally, all the information we’ve picked up during the course of the day is sorted through and transferred to our long-term memory banks. Sleep is vitally important for patients fighting chronic diseases. One of the most prevalent chronic diseases out there is Lyme disease; so what role does sleep play in fighting Lyme?

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10 Lifestyle Tips to Help Lyme Disease Patients

Coping with Lyme disease can be a challenging undertaking. Not only are you learning how to manage symptoms and treatment regimens, but you’re also dealing with a diagnosis that is not considered to be a common condition. This can make living with Lyme disease a lonely and isolating experience. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to still live a productive and fulfilling life despite your diagnosis. Here are some ideas on how to take care of yourself as a Lyme disease patient.

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