autoimmune research, food matters, lifestyle, mind-body, oral health, Uncategorized

Could a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease Lie in the Mouth?

Written by Kacey Haptonstall, MS, Becca Malizia, MS It’s a wonderful thing when the mentees teach the mentor. My young and talented team combined what they are learning in school with some of the research we do here, enlightening me in the process. Let us know what you think! – DrBonnie360 Alzheimer’s Disease is the… Continue reading Could a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease Lie in the Mouth?

autoimmune research, microbiome, mind-body, oral health, Uncategorized

The link between the oral microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by: Becca Malizia, MS, 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

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 Relieve Achy Muscles and Joints

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, 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… Continue reading How to Relieve Achy Muscles and Joints

Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Sjogren’s Syndrome

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, 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… Continue reading Spotlight on Sjogren’s Syndrome

Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Small Fiber Neuropathy

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS 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 series of… Continue reading Spotlight on Small Fiber Neuropathy

oral health, Uncategorized

The Little Things that Matter — Oral Bacteriophages

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, BS and Becca Malizia, BS  So we’ve been talking a lot about bacteria, specifically the millions of bacteria that live in our mouths. We’ve talked about the geographies they live in, communities they form, the good guys, the bad guys, and most importantly how they influence oral… Continue reading The Little Things that Matter — Oral Bacteriophages

food matters, oral health, Uncategorized

Evolution, Nutrition & Oral Health

Written by Becca Malizia, BS and Hailey Motooka, BS It's a wonderful thing when the mentees teach the mentor. My young and talented team combined what they are learning in school with some of the research we do here, enlightening me in the process. Let us know what you think! - DrBonnie360 - taking a… Continue reading Evolution, Nutrition & Oral Health

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Food Spotlight on Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin As our knowledge of nutrition and of food-as-medicine expands, using food as health enhancers and therapy agents has become increasingly popular. Many patients are following dietary guidelines to help mitigate symptoms, based upon a growing understanding that diet and nutrition can either exacerbate or… Continue reading Food Spotlight on Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)

food matters, Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Spotlight on National Autoimmune Awareness Month

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon Here at Your Autoimmunity Connection, we strive to connect you to the latest information about autoimmune and chronic diseases through consulting & market research, writing, storytelling, and speaking. Together, we will reshape research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of autoimmune disease. At the beginning of 2018, we started… Continue reading Spotlight on National Autoimmune Awareness Month