autoimmune

13 Unique Autoimmune and Chronic Illness Gifts

Birthdays and holiday season present a uniquely perplexing dilemma: what presents should you gift your loved ones? The perfect present combines need, utility, and aesthetics in one–an especially difficult combination to find on the market when looking for gifts for loved ones with autoimmune and chronic illnesses. To ease your search, here are 13 ideas for unique autoimmune and chronic ilness gifts to get you started.

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Tasty Holiday Recipes for Autoimmune Diets

The holiday season is nearly synonymous with the rich, decadent aromas of luxurious dishes such as mulled cider, spiced ham, and freshly baked cookies. However, irritating ingredients such as gluten and dairy serve as an effective roadblock that prevents autoimmune patients with specific diets from enjoying these scrumptious holiday treats. To help you circumvent such an issue, here are some tasty holiday recipes that cater to autoimmune diets.

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Food Spotlight on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Food can be a wonderful, indulgent component of daily life. For patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, however, functional disorder and inflammation of the intestines poses a serious hurdle when considering what foods to consume. To help make navigating food for patients with IBS easier, here is a compilation of helpful tips on managing your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid for patients with IBS.

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Food Spotlight on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stacking up a plethora of pills and potions day in and day out to combat your Rheumatoid Arthritis can become tedious and exhausting very quickly. However, food therapy provides a more facile and enjoyable method for managing your illness. Here is a compilation of helpful tips on navigating your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid, for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving with an Autoimmune Disease

Autumn is nearly synonymous with buttery pecan pie, soft pumpkin bread, and decadent roasts. These hearty dishes threaten the waistlines of just about everyone but can pose a particularly diffcult health hurdle for those with autoimmune diseases. To help you better navigate the upcoming holiday season, here are some autoimmune diet-friendly recipes to indulge in this Thanksgiving.

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