Pre & Probiotics: The Role of Fiber and Diet on Microbial Health in an Age of Antibiotics

We all love good food, and it turns out that the bacteria in our bodies are no different. But while the food we eat might be nice and savory to us, it often lacks the thing that our bacteria love most: fiber. For more information about how to keep the friends in your bowels from starving, here's a list of some of our favorite pro- and prebiotics.

A Guide to Movement Therapy

Pain and difficulty in moving is not unfamiliar to those with autoimmune conditions. That's why DrBonnie360 has compiled this short guide to different movement therapies. If traditional physical therapy has been a hit-or-miss for you, click here to discover some new alternatives.

The Rising Culture of Probiotics, Pills, and Fruity Tea to Reduce Oral Pathogens

We’ve all heard the question, ‘What would you do for a Klondike bar?’ but rarely do we ask ‘What would a Klondike bar do for you?’ For all you ice-cream-loving readers unsure if your oral cavity is good enough for reciprocated love, fear not! Here’s some of our favorite teas, probiotics, and pills that will give you a healthy oral microbiome worthy of a Klondike bar.

The Oral Microbiome’s Role in Heart Disease, Lung Disease, and Cancer

Envision this: it’s summertime, and you leave a banana peel on the kitchen counter. The next thing you know, fruitflies are inhabiting your space as though they pay rent, and they have found their way to the rest of your house. It goes without saying that no one likes fruit flies, and if your house were a sentient being, we’re sure it’s probably more irritated than you are. What if we told you that your body’s equivalent to a rotten fruit is… a rotten tooth? And that your body’s equivalent to an irritated house is… your body? Take a look with us as Dr. Bonnie explores how periodontal health plays an integral role in the development of diseases beyond the mouth.

The Mouth: Fun, Flirty, and Full of Bacteria

Written by: Hailey Motooka, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Most people have personal reasons to practice good oral hygiene, whether to get a whiter smile, have minty fresh breath to impress a date, or just to prevent cavities…

Science 37- Accelerating Biomedical Research by Putting Patients First

The importance of patients participating in clinical trials can not be underestimated.  Just ask Alicia Staley, the Vice President of patient affairs at Science 37, who believes, “It is our obligation as patients, at the end of a treatment journey,…

Your Autoimmunity Connection Newsletter

As a chronic disease patient, my dream is of a world where it doesn’t take an average of three years and five doctors for patients to get a diagnosis for their autoimmune disease. Some 117 million people, or about half of all…

How Fascia is Linked to Your Chronic Pain

Does this photograph look familiar to you? Chances are high that it may – it features Michael Phelps in his natural habitat, an olympic pool, at the Rio Olympics last year. What may be less familiar are the circular bruises on…

The 5 Ways I Found My Personal Power: From Stanford MedicineX 2014 to 2017

1. Finding courage to look for a community at Medx 2014 & 2015 Spurred by experiencing my own vague symptoms and watching autoimmune disease pop up in my network of family and friends, I found my passion and dreamed of…

Kundalini Yoga as Movement Therapy

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Kelsey O’Donoghue For over a decade I consistently saw a physical therapist to help cope with my chronic pain, but never felt fully satisfied with my results. I thought I was…