Spotlight on Myasthenia Gravis

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…

The link between the oral microbiome and 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

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

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.

How to Relieve Achy Muscles and Joints

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.

Spotlight on Sjogren’s Syndrome

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.

Spotlight on Small Fiber Neuropathy

Small fiber Neuropathy is a disorder of the small, sensory cutaneous nerves characterized by severe pain attacks starting in the feet. Here DrBonnie360 deep dives into the details and intricacies of this condition, and delineates therapeutic options and supportive patient communities to help you conquer your own health journey.

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…

Spotlight on National Autoimmune Awareness Month

Autimmune disorders are invisible–they don’t manifest as obviously as other conditions do–and this only adds to the lack of understanding surrounding these conditions. In honor of National Autoimmune Awareness Month, we have created a one-stop shop for information and resources on a wide range of autoimmune conditions, in hopes of taking a bite out of the ambiguity that continues to surround them.

7 Must Do’s with an Autoimmune Disease

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin Did you know that it takes about 17 years for new scientific discoveries to be translated into mainstream conventional medicine (1)? While this doesn’t seem like a huge…