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…
Sjogren's Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that affects the entire body, frequently characterized by dry eyes and mouth, fatigue, and joint and muscle pain. As it is April, Sjogren's Awareness Month, DrBonnie360 takes an in depth look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments and communities available to patients with this autoimmune condition.
Small fiber Neuropathy is a disorder of the small, sensory cutaneous nerves characterized by severe pain attacks starting in the feet. Here DrBonnie360 deep dives into the details and intricacies of this condition, and delineates therapeutic options and supportive patient communities to help you conquer your own health journey.
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin As our knowledge of nutrition and of food-as-medicine expands, using food as health enhancers and therapy agents has become increasingly popular. Many patients are following dietary guidelines to help…
Autimmune disorders are invisible--they don't manifest as obviously as other conditions do--and this only adds to the lack of understanding surrounding these conditions. In honor of National Autoimmune Awareness Month, we have created a one-stop shop for information and resources on a wide range of autoimmune conditions, in hopes of taking a bite out of the ambiguity that continues to surround them.
Autoimmune and chronic conditions continue to remain under-addressed and obscured from the understanding of the general public. In this post, DrBonnie360 combats this lack of knowledge by deep diving into the symptoms, treatments, and resources available to patients of Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Just as food is fuel for our bodies, it is also one of the best natural medicines for our bodies. Autoimmune diseases such as Hashimoto’s Disease can be largely affected by certain foods. Continue reading to learn how to use food as a health enhancer and a therapy agent to help mitigate the symptoms of Hashimoto’s.
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin It took me 5 years and 12 specialists to be diagnosed with Celiac and Hashimoto’s. I want the next person to be diagnosed on the first doctor. - anonymous patient…
Just as food is fuel for our bodies, it is also one of the best natural medicines for our bodies. Autoimmune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis can be largely affected by certain foods. Continue reading to learn how to use food as a health enhancer and a therapy agent to help mitigate the symptoms of MS.
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.