Fasting and Lyme Disease: What are the Health Benefits?

plate and silverware arranged to look like a clock, symbolizing intermittent fasting

Fasting is all the rage right now, with people using various forms of fasting for different health goals and conditions, ranging from weight loss to enhancement of cognitive function. While we’re currently hearing much about fasting in the media, this practice is far from a fad diet! In fact, research shows that fasting can significantly lower inflammation, improve immune function, and enhance brain function.

Based on these health benefits, fasting can be helpful for many people with Lyme disease. Read on to learn about the health benefits of intermittent fasting, why these benefits can support Lyme patients, and how to sustainably incorporate this time-honored practice into your life.