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Spotlight on Myasthenia Gravis

Written By: Ellen M. Martin Autoimmune disease is an “invisible epidemic.” Despite affecting at least 16% of Americans, more than cancer and heart disease, immune-mediated conditions remain under-recognized, under-researched, under-diagnosed and under-treated. To increase awareness and connect patients, families and…

Personalized Movement Therapy for Chronic Pain: A4M 27th Annual World Congress

For 35 years, DrBonnie360 has coped with chronic musculoskeletal pain, secondary to her chronic autoimmune condition and fibromyalgia. She was a faithful physical therapy patient before later discovering that there are limitations to this exercise treatment. From her personal experience…

HLTH Conference II: Using Patient Reported Data to Reduce IBD Complications – SonarMD

As mentioned in my last post, I am creating a series of blog posts to share my observations about  innovative companies that attended the HLTH conference in October 2019. This conference brings together more than 6000 attendees, who are working…

HTLH Conference I: First of a Series Helping GI patients between visits-Vivante Health

Everyone loves meeting new people, and we met a whole lot at the HLTH conference. With that said, we’d like to introduce you to Bill Snyder, the president of Vivante. Bill knows the struggle of a stomach ache, and so he had a lot to say about Vivante's new GIThrive technology. Click here to learn about the system that can tell you exactly what's happening during those bad bowel movements.

Oralta: Keep Your Smile Smelling Sweet for the Magical Mistletoe Moment

There are several things that could dampen the cheer of the holidays, and bad breath is one of them. But before you pop that gum into your mouth, we'd like to introduce you to Oralta: the probiotic mint that fights a smelly smile. Join us as we discuss this magic mint and learn about what makes it the perfect fix for your mistletoe moment.

For the Future of Our Families: Flawed Yet Functional

We are responsible for crafting a better future for our families and the legacies we leave behind with them. Not only is this necessary in the values we instill in our children, it is also necessary in the way in which we protect and defend their health. Emily Stauch at Flawed Yet Functional understands the magnitude of this responsibility and activity seeks to fulfill it via her blog, in which she details healthful foods, exercises, and healthy lifestyle habits so that the health of future generations remains secure.

Comfort in Community: Thyroid Refresh

Struggling with an underaddressed and invisible illness like many autoimmune conditions can be incredibly isolating and lonely. The support of a community, thus, makes working through an autoimmune diagnosis much more feasible. Thyroid Refresh provides an interactive game and community to thyroid patients that allows members the resources and encouragement to thrive.

Dr. Ginger’s: Oil Pulling Made Easy

Oil pulling, though it does sound like it, is not a method of fossil fuel extraction. Oil pulling is in fact an ancient practice used to clarify the mouth. Dr. Ginger's artfully and innovatively combines this purifying method into daily oral hygiene products, making oil pulling an easy practice to integrate into your dental care routine. Here's what DrBonnie360 has to say on their products.

Autoimmune Strong: A Personalized Exercise Program with Heart

The idea of "fitness" immediately brings to mind heavy lifters and marathon runners with intense and frequent exercise regimens. But what if this paradigm of fitness is actually doing more harm than good for patients with autoimmune conditions? DrBonnie360 explores the intricacies of Autoimmune Strong, a novel program that reshapes workouts and moderates fatigue and exercise intolerance for patients with chronic illnesses.