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Spotlight on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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

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Spotlight on IBD: Ulcerative Colitis

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

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Spotlight on Scleroderma

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Obtaining appropriate diagnosis, effective treatment, and quality care for autoimmune and chronic conditions is often quite challenging. If you have experienced such struggles, then you are not alone. Statistics show that over 50 million adults in the US suffer from

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Spotlight on Multiple Sclerosis

“The first neurologist I went to see about my MS brushed off my questions and concerns about medications and made me feel helpless, as if no matter what lifestyle changes I made, MS would cripple me…” – anonymous patient participant in our “Autoimmunity Voices” survey Patient stories such as this

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The Future of Autoimmunity

What’s in store for autoimmunity? How close are we to bridging the autoimmune abyss? What happens now? Take a look at our New Year series recapping and moving forward in autoimmune disease on Tincture – Medium The State of Autoimmunity 2016 – A Progress Report The state of autoimmune disease research and

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Functional Medicine with Dr. Bland

Turning Autoimmune Dreams into Reality Being a Big Vision entrepreneur is a ride on an emotional rollercoaster. My vision is of a connected world of personalized care for autoimmune patients, using data and digital tools to reshape research, diagnosis, and clinical practice for autoimmune disease. This is outside today’s mainstream

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