December 8, 2015

28 Memes Portray The Funny +True Side Of Fatigue From Autoimmune/Chronic Disease

We asked, you answered — a collection of 28 memes that are spot-on in describing the fatigue that comes with autoimmune and many other chronic diseases. […]
November 21, 2015

8 Lessons Learned After A Tumultuous Postpartum Experience With Rheumatoid Arthritis

When it came time to try for a baby, my husband and I adopted our usual cautiously optimistic approach. We started trying to conceive the earliest […]
November 11, 2015

Autoimmune Fatigue: A Day In The Life, To Spread Awareness & Understanding

It never leaves us. It’s a super symptom of almost all autoimmune diseases. For us moms, we realize it’s similar to the fatigue experienced in the […]
October 28, 2015

Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook Review: A Staple In Your Autoimmune Kitchen

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen-Free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness, by Mickey Trescott, NTP is simply beautiful. I love the feel of the cookbook, more than […]
October 14, 2015

Breast Cancer’s Ties to Autoimmune: Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Multiple Sclerosis, Autoimmune Arthritis and Lupus

Which autoimmune diseases have a connection to breast cancer incidence? At least one study has shown an increased rate of breast cancer in women with multiple […]
October 7, 2015

6 Ways Stanford Medicine X Changed The Way I Think About Patient “Communities”

At the fourth annual 2015 Stanford Medicine X, doctors, technologists, policy makers and “epatients” — patients who have blogs or active social media presence — came together […]
September 22, 2015

Crossover Autoimmune Research: What 2,200+ Hashimoto’s Patients Say Helped Their Fatigue, Other Symptoms

A note from Katie, AutoimmuneMom.com founder: Those of us with Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease have been following Dr. Izabella Wentz’s work – her now-seminal book “Root […]
September 9, 2015

How Does Anxiety Relate To Autoimmune? In So Many Ways…

There is almost always some level of anxiety when dealing with any illness (from the common cold to cancer, and everything in between).  But autoimmune diseases […]
September 2, 2015

How to Start a Paleo Diet for Autoimmune Healing

What conditions is this diet best for? The paleolithic diet, aka paleo or primal diet is best for people with autoimmune or inflammatory diseases such as […]