COVID-19 Visuals, Viruses & Exponential Growth

In this post, we link to trackers, charts and dashboards that aid in following the global spread, especially for visual learners. We also explain some unfamiliar but need-to-know background, including SARS-CoV-2, viruses and especially exponential growth.

Rapid Spread of COVID-19 from China to World
November 2019 - March 2020

We review the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. We summarize what we know about the disease spread from its origins in Wuhan, Hubei, China, probably in November 2019. We trace its rapid expansion all over our highly connected world through March 2020. We link to many news and information sources, some of which have further links.

COVID-19 Autoimmune Patients’ Stories
Plus functional MD advice

Autoimmune patients are self-isolating since they risk severe COVID-19 disease. Patients tell their stories in the links. MDs specializing in autoimmune share self-help tips for coping during the pandemic.

Food Safety During COVID-19
Steps to Eating Safer During the Crisis…No One is Immune, So Take Care

Fresh food safety during COVID-19

A clean food supply is critical during normal times, but what happens in a pandemic? Click on the picture to read news you can use to make sure your food is safe.

Personalized Movement Therapy for Chronic Pain: A4M 27th Annual World Congress

Patients with chronic pain may know that conventional therapies such as physical therapy, can benefit them to a certain extent, but definitely have their limits. DrBonnie360 is herself a longtime chronic pain patient and has amassed a great amount of research and insight into alternative movement therapies to help manage chronic pain. Check out this article to explore her presentation on personalized movement therapy from the A4M Annual World Congress.

HTLH Conference I: Helping GI Patients Between Doctor Visits – Vivante Health

Everyone loves meeting new people, and we met a whole lot at the HLTH conference. With that said, we’d like to introduce you to Bill Snyder, the president of Vivante. Bill knows the struggle of a stomach ache, and so he had a lot to say about Vivante's new GIThrive technology. Click here to learn about the system that can tell you exactly what's happening during those bad bowel movements.

Dentalcidin: For Dirty Dentition

Bad breath? Bad biofilm? Fear not! Our friends from Bio-Botanical Research have just the thing for you. Using Biocidin, they've developed a cocktail of botanical medicines and have turned it into a toothpaste! Click here to learn about how it fights plaque and bad bacteria.

Dr. Ginger’s: Oil Pulling Made Easy

Oil pulling, though it does sound like it, is not a method of fossil fuel extraction. Oil pulling is in fact an ancient practice used to clarify the mouth. Dr. Ginger's artfully and innovatively combines this purifying method into daily oral hygiene products, making oil pulling an easy practice to integrate into your dental care routine. Here's what DrBonnie360 has to say on their products.

Autoimmune Strong: A Personalized Exercise Program with Heart

The idea of "fitness" immediately brings to mind heavy lifters and marathon runners with intense and frequent exercise regimens. But what if this paradigm of fitness is actually doing more harm than good for patients with autoimmune conditions? DrBonnie360 explores the intricacies of Autoimmune Strong, a novel program that reshapes workouts and moderates fatigue and exercise intolerance for patients with chronic illnesses.