Written By: Ellen M. Martin Autoimmune disease is an “invisible epidemic.” Despite affecting at least 16% of Americans, more than cancer and heart disease, immune-mediated conditions remain under-recognized, under-researched, under-diagnosed and under-treated. To increase awareness and connect patients, families and…
Struggling with an underaddressed and invisible illness like many autoimmune conditions can be incredibly isolating and lonely. The support of a community, thus, makes working through an autoimmune diagnosis much more feasible. Thyroid Refresh provides an interactive game and community to thyroid patients that allows members the resources and encouragement to thrive.
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.
Want to prevent Alzheimer’s, Cardiovascular diseases, and several autoimmune diseases? The solution may lie in your mouth. Let’s take a look at how tending to your oral well-being could be life saving.
You’ve heard of the gut microbiome, but what about the oral microbiome? What goes on in your oral cavity has effects on your entire body. The mouth-body connection is little known, but critical to your overall health and well-being.
What does your mouth have to do with Alzheimer’s Disease? Recent research shows a potential connection between oral pathogens and Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Click here to explore exciting new science for the future of Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer's disease continues to be one of the most devastating and pervasive neurodegenerative diseases that impacts the human race. This enigmatic disease continues to stump scientists and a cure remains unknown. Recent research, however, has provided a surprising new avenue from which to attack Alzheimer's--the mouth. Dr. Bonnie delves into the recent findings linking the oral microbiome to the beginnings of Alzheimer's
We all know that brushing and flossing are important for maintaining oral health, but have you ever considered exercise as a way to improve your oral well-being? Here DrBonnie360 dives into new potential connections between exercise, eating, mood, and the oral microbiome.
Aches and pains in your muscles and joints is one of the broadest symptoms of autoimmune disease. As common as it is, this incessant pain casts a wide hamper on daily life. Here DrBonnie360 presents multifaceted approaches to battling achy muscles and joints.
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.