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
Certain foods and food components may help manage Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. These are our recommendations for the best and worst foods to eat for MCTD patients.
Certain foods and food components may help manage Crohn’s. These are our recommendations for the best and worst foods to eat for Crohn's patients.
The "gluten-free" diet fad seems to have taken over today's nutrition industry, with endorsements from celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow. Beneath the hype, however, is an autoimmune condition that truly necessitates a gluten-free diet--celiac disease. Here Dr. Bonnie takes a deep dive into the details and intricacies of this increasingly common condition.
Celebrities' such as Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga have recently brought Lupus to the media spotlight and have helped increase awareness of the disease through pop culture. For patients with this autoimmune disease, however, managing the symptoms is still an under-addressed and difficult process. Nutritional medicine, however, is providing a new avenue for battling the disease. Here are Dr. Bonnie's nutritional recommendations for Lupus patients.
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
This month, we shine our spotlight on mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), an autoimmune disorder that is considered an overlap disease, meaning it is a combination of other disorders.
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin "My daughter was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at age 5, now 6. I am a physiotherapist working in MSK, occasionally treating RA. In my previous 'life' I was a biochemist.…