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.
In honor of National Autoimmune Awareness Month, we started a series of information and resources posts on autoimmune and autoinflammatory conditions, in hopes of raising awareness and connecting patients and others with useful information.
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 participant in our Autoimmunity Voices survey. Autoimmune disease is an
The nature of invisible illnesses shrouds these conditions in ambiguity–the symptoms don’t seem prominently visible to the onlooker and so the disease remains unknowable. One such invisible illness is Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a chronic condition involving functional bowel disorder. Here we shed light on everything you should know about IBS, from its symptoms to its diagnosis to a myriad of resources and treatments available to combat the illness
We shine our spotlight on Ulcerative Colitis (UC), one of the two most prevalent inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The other is Crohn’s disease. These are both considered autoimmune conditions in which a dysregulated adaptive immune system damages the intestinal wall. Notably, of the 1.6 million Americans who have an inflammatory