June 28, 2015

Managing Chronic Conditions With Your New Best Friend, The Virtual Health Assistant

The list of medications, supplements, diet restrictions, exercises and doctor appointments goes on and on for those of us with a chronic condition.  Most weeks, I […]
June 19, 2015

Best Wearables For Autoimmune Health Tracking

In my post last week about quantified self – at-home health tracking to find insights for flares and symptoms – I wrote that I’d be posting […]
June 12, 2015

Health Tracking: I Went On A Gluten Challenge And Learned What Drives My Fatigue

Although SXSW Interactive wound down in mid-March, it is for good reason that this post is published in early summer. I was inspired by the health […]
April 9, 2015

Make-Up To Hide The Signs Of Autoimmune Fatigue

It’s bad enough to feel so tired it’s like you’re walking through thick mud, but for it to show on your face when you need to […]
October 3, 2014

Low Dose Naltrexone: A “New” Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases

Those of you who have read my Amazon.com bestselling book, HONEST MEDICINE,  know that it features four low-cost treatments for very serious illnesses — treatments that […]
July 17, 2014

Did My Genes Cause My Autoimmune Conditions?

As we are rapidly learning, autoimmune diseases appear to be a result of an unclear combination of genetics, environment and immune regulatory problems.  While we don’t […]
April 10, 2014

Living With Dermatomyositis, A Connective Tissue Disorder

Dermatomyositis is an inflammatory autoimmune connective tissue disorder primarily affecting the skeletal muscles (-myo) and skin (derm-).  It is part of a larger class of disorders […]
April 3, 2014

Will Detoxing Your Liver Help Your Autoimmune Disease?

Just as it sounds, autoimmune liver disease, formally known as autoimmune hepatitis, describes a physiological state where the immune system turns against and attacks certain tissues […]
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 […]