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, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Reduce Stomach Pain and Bloating

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Gastrointestinal (GI) issues are common symptoms of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, especially IBD (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis), and irritable bowel syndrome. Even healthy people experience stomach issues from factors such as food intolerances, stress, hormones, and dehydration. Although the GI tract contains not just… Continue reading How to Reduce Stomach Pain and Bloating

food matters, lifestyle, oral health, Uncategorized

5 Diet Tips for a Happy, Healthy Mouth

Written by Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, and Ellen M. Martin  1. Avoid sticky foods Most obviously this could refer to candy, but also think about sweet cakes, licorice, dried fruits, even something like Cheetos that can start off crunchy but quickly gets embedded in your teeth. Sticky foods do just as the… Continue reading 5 Diet Tips for a Happy, Healthy Mouth

food matters, oral health, Uncategorized

Unusual Aspects of Oral Care: How timing of eating, exercise & mood can affect your mouth

Written by Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, and Ellen M. Martin  Do you often find yourself craving a midnight snack? Who thinks about their oral health while they exercise, or blames poor oral health for their bad moods? While neither of these seem obviously related to oral healthcare, new studies show that oral… Continue reading Unusual Aspects of Oral Care: How timing of eating, exercise & mood can affect your mouth

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Naturally Improve Your Mood

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Depressed mood is a common symptom of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Even healthy people may feel fluctuations in mood from factors such as hormones, life events, fatigue, and even the foods you eat. We want you to feel like your best self, so we… Continue reading How to Naturally Improve Your Mood

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Relieve Achy Muscles and Joints

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Having achy muscles and/or joints is one of the most common symptoms of autoimmune diseases, including lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, mixed connective tissue disease, and the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. In addition to autoimmune disease, causes of joint and muscle pain can stem from overuse,… Continue reading How to Relieve Achy Muscles and Joints

oral health, Personal Experiments, Uncategorized

Elementa’s Mouthrinse: The Secret’s in The Silver

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA and Becca Malizia, BS While 100-year-old Ford antique cars are cool to look at in museums, would you use one as your everyday car? No, that wouldn’t be practical! We are constantly updating our smartphones, our wardrobe, and getting the newest and latest in technology and products. So why… Continue reading Elementa’s Mouthrinse: The Secret’s in The Silver

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Fight Fatigue

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of any disease, especially autoimmune and other inflammatory diseases. Even healthy people can feel fatigued because of lack of sleep, poor diet, dehydration, and stress. We want you to feel like your best self, so we… Continue reading How to Fight Fatigue

Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Sjogren’s Syndrome

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Autoimmune disease is an “invisible epidemic.” Despite affecting roughly 16% of the US population, autoimmunity remains under-recognized, under-researched and under-served. To combat this lack of awareness and to connect patients, families, and caregivers with useful resources, we at Your Autoimmunity Connection are publishing a… Continue reading Spotlight on Sjogren’s Syndrome

oral health, Uncategorized

quip’s Secret to Successful Oral Care: Going Back to Basics

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, Ellen M. Martin Maybe you’ve seen it on a social media ad, plastered on a wall in a busy airport terminal, or popping up unannounced before a YouTube video. You may have even heard about it on a podcast. Regardless of where you have seen it (or heard… Continue reading quip’s Secret to Successful Oral Care: Going Back to Basics