autoimmune research, microbiome, mind-body, oral health, Uncategorized

The link between the oral microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by: Becca Malizia, BS, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disease. Although not technically an autoimmune disease, it is considered an inflammatory disease and shares many connections with autoimmune diseases. The cause of Alzheimer’s is currently unknown and its etiology is not completely understood. New evidence is… Continue reading The link between the oral microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease

Biohacking, lifestyle, mind-body, Uncategorized

5 Fun, Romantic & Healthy Valentine’s Day Activities

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS Couples that heal together, stay together. While Valentine's Day is definitely a hallmark holiday, hyped up by advertising and marketing, it still offers anyone an excuse to celebrate the love they share with someone special. The hype around this holiday can put a lot of pressure… Continue reading 5 Fun, Romantic & Healthy Valentine’s Day Activities

food matters, lifestyle, mind-body, Uncategorized

Three Food Hacks You Can Start Today

Written by: Ellen M. Martin, Becca Malizia, BS, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA Since DNA and microbiome testing costs money and you have to wait for your results, here are three exercises that you can start right now! 1. Keep A Food Diary Written: write down everything you eat, and pay attention to your body's reaction to… Continue reading Three Food Hacks You Can Start Today

autoimmune research, Biohacking, lifestyle, mind-body, movement therapy, patient guides, Uncategorized

A Guide to Movement Therapy

For over 30 years, I was an obedient physical therapy patient. I went to PT once a week, week after week, and never asked why I was not getting better. Every so often I changed physical therapists, hoping to notice progress and alleviate my chronic pain. But my symptoms never showed improvement. Why did it… Continue reading A Guide to Movement Therapy

Biohacking, lifestyle, mind-body, movement therapy, Uncategorized

Stretching: More than just a warm-up?

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Kelsey O’Donoghue Imagine attending a workout class in which you warm up with stretching…seems pretty normal, right? Now imagine continuing to stretch for the whole class. Studios selling this concept are popping up around the nation - classes composed entirely of stretching are becoming more and… Continue reading Stretching: More than just a warm-up?

Biohacking, mind-body, Uncategorized

Breathing: There’s More to it Than You Think

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Kelsey O’Donoghue Many of us reminisce about our childhoods: The good ‘ol days when “everything was simple” and our main concerns were what game to play during recess and what Mom was making for dinner. Most of us took the luxuries of childhood for granted -… Continue reading Breathing: There’s More to it Than You Think

autoimmune research, mind-body, Uncategorized

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 his right shoulder. These peculiar markings are the result of an alternative medical practice called… Continue reading How Fascia is Linked to Your Chronic Pain

autoimmune research, lifestyle, mind-body, patient stories, Uncategorized

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 reimagining research, diagnosis, and care for all my loved ones suffering from mysterious illnesses. Chasing… Continue reading The 5 Ways I Found My Personal Power: From Stanford MedicineX 2014 to 2017

autoimmune research, Biohacking, lifestyle, mind-body, movement therapy, Uncategorized

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 doing everything within my power to alleviate my symptoms, but it was still not enough… Continue reading Kundalini Yoga as Movement Therapy

autoimmune research, digital health, lifestyle, mind-body, patient guides, Uncategorized

How to be the CEO of Your Own Health: A Patient Guide

As a chronic disease patient, navigating the healthcare system can feel like fending for yourself in an unfamiliar big city - most other people seem to know their way around while you stand by, lost and confused. You are not alone. Some 117 million people, or about half of all US adults, are living with… Continue reading How to be the CEO of Your Own Health: A Patient Guide