AutoimmuneMom

February 24, 2020
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Living with Autoimmune in Your Teens

Most diseases and disorders have a somewhat fluid but predictable course over time, as the sufferer ages, and autoimmune conditions are no different.  The information presented […]
February 23, 2020
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Living with Autoimmune in Your 20s and 30s

Welcome to the second article in this series examining life during various decades for patients with autoimmune disease.  In the first entry, we discussed the experience […]
February 22, 2020
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Living with Autoimmune in Your 40s and 50s

In this article, we continue to examine living with autoimmune disease over time, specifically focusing here on the pre-menopausal/menopausal years, during your 40s and 50s decades […]
February 21, 2020
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Living with Autoimmune in Your 60s and Beyond

This is the final installment of our four-part series about life with autoimmune conditions during various age ranges, and here we examine such an existence for […]
January 31, 2020

A Life Interrupted by Lupus

“You have lupus.” My doctor’s words cut through the air in the stark white of her examination room, and right through my soul.  Now it was […]
January 30, 2020
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The Stairs

My favorite movie is “Rocky”, and I gasp every time I watch him run up the stairs of the Philadelphia Art Museum. Tears spring to my […]
September 27, 2013

Keep Calm and Give The Immune System A Boost: Meditate!

As autoimmune moms, we have a *ton* on our plates:  juggling our own autoimmune symptoms (or that of our kids) and overall health, trying to be […]
October 25, 2012

No Apologies Needed: Making Space, Improving Health

Throughout ten years of clinical practice in the healthcare of women, I’ve had such a variety of experiences. Some of them were amazing, like witnessing childbirth. […]
September 14, 2012

Autoimmune Disease and Parabens

One theory on why autoimmune diseases are now so prevalent globally is related to an overload of environment chemicals, toxins, pesticides and heavy metals. So many […]