December 27, 2013

One Autoimmune Mom’s ITP Story: Feeling Like a Four Engine Plane Running on One Engine

ITP, have you ever heard of it?  I bet you haven’t.  ITP  stands for Idiopathic or Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura. ITP is an autoimmune blood disorder characterized by […]
December 19, 2013

How To Avoid Holiday Autoimmune Flares

It seems that once Halloween hits, the stress and pressure of the holidays falls upon us.  Once the crisp winds of Autumn arrive, I start seeing […]
December 5, 2013

Avoid Autoimmune Diagnosis Delay – Tips For Early Doctor Visits, But Most Importantly: Trust Your Instincts

One of the most frustrating aspects of autoimmune disease, for patients and physicians alike, is often the confusion and uncertainty surrounding the diagnostic process.  Because autoimmune […]
November 25, 2013

Paleo, Grain Free, Dairy Free Ideas for Thanksgiving + Tips for Holiday Eating Away From Home

With Thanksgiving approaching quickly, I have been excitedly planning our holiday feast, but accommodating a variety of friends’ and family’s food allergies and preferences can be […]
November 22, 2013

GMOs, Leaky Gut & Inflammation: You Can’t Fool Mother Nature

What was the original intent of genetic modification for food production? Companies that sell seeds, fertilizers, bug killers and weed killers argue that food production is […]
November 14, 2013

A Guide to Rare Autoimmune Diseases

The category “autoimmune disease”, as with almost all other diseases, consists of conditions that run the spectrum from very common to exceedingly rare, and everything in […]
November 7, 2013

Bioidentical Hormone Treatment: Will It Help or Hurt Your Autoimmune Conditions?

In the last few decades, hormone replacement therapy for women of menopausal age has alternately been hailed as a savior and condemned as a potential threat, […]
October 25, 2013

Cold Weather’s Impact on Autoimmune Disease Flares + Tips For Being Outside in Fall and Winter

Changes in or extreme climates can often have an effect on disease conditions.  In some cases, there are certain types of weather that can be helpful […]
October 18, 2013

Leaky Gut 101: Extremely Important to Understand and Heal, For All of Us With Autoimmune Conditions

Many aspects of the typical American lifestyle –the foods we eat, the things we drink (even the way in which we eat or drink), the personal […]