Autoimmune and chronic conditions continue to remain under-addressed and obscured from the understanding of the general public. In this post, DrBonnie360 combats this lack of knowledge by deep diving into the symptoms, treatments, and resources available to patients of Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Just as food is fuel for our bodies, it is also one of the best natural medicines for our bodies. Autoimmune diseases such as Hashimoto’s Disease can be largely affected by certain foods. Continue reading to learn how to use food as a health enhancer and a therapy agent to help mitigate the symptoms of Hashimoto’s.
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin It took me 5 years and 12 specialists to be diagnosed with Celiac and Hashimoto’s. I want the next person to be diagnosed on the first doctor. - anonymous patient…
Birthdays and holiday season present a uniquely perplexing dilemma: what presents should you gift your loved ones? The perfect present combines need, utility, and aesthetics in one--an especially difficult combination to find on the market when looking for gifts for loved ones with autoimmune and chronic illnesses. To ease your search, here are 13 ideas for unique autoimmune and chronic ilness gifts to get you started.
Turmeric has seen a recent rise in popularity in popular health and nutrition culture--and for good reason! This powerful plant root has numerous health benefits, only one of which is strong anti-inflammatory properties. Here are some of our favorite turmeric recipes to help reduce inflammation naturally.
Just as food is fuel for our bodies, it is also one of the best natural medicines for our bodies. Autoimmune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis can be largely affected by certain foods. Continue reading to learn how to use food as a health enhancer and a therapy agent to help mitigate the symptoms of MS.
Food can be a wonderful, indulgent component of daily life. For patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, however, functional disorder and inflammation of the intestines poses a serious hurdle when considering what foods to consume. To help make navigating food for patients with IBS easier, here is a compilation of helpful tips on managing your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid for patients with IBS.
Triglycerides, polyphenols, omega-3, fiber, sterols--the list of biomolecules necessary for good health can seem daunting and endless. Here DrBonnie360 deep dives into three of these dietary components--fibers, fats, and polyphenols--to elucidate their role in immune health and why they are necessary.
Certain foods and food components may help manage Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. These are our recommendations for the best and worst foods to eat for MCTD patients.
The "gluten-free" diet fad seems to have taken over today's nutrition industry, with endorsements from celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow. Beneath the hype, however, is an autoimmune condition that truly necessitates a gluten-free diet--celiac disease. Here Dr. Bonnie takes a deep dive into the details and intricacies of this increasingly common condition.