lifestyle, Uncategorized

How To Do a Digital Detox

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS Our phones are an addiction. The average American checks their phone every 12 minutes, with usage totaling over three hours per day according to these stats. Imagine what you could accomplish with 3+ extra hours in your day: three more hours reading a book, or honing… Continue reading How To Do a Digital Detox

oral health, Personal Experiments, Uncategorized

The quip Toothbrush: An Honest Review

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS We interviewed the creators of quip to find out the secret to successful oral care. Now, Dr. Bonnie and interns Becca and Annie got to try quip’s toothbrushes and toothpaste so we could see for ourselves what the hype is about and give you an honest… Continue reading The quip Toothbrush: An Honest Review

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, oral health, Uncategorized

How to Cure Bad Breath

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Bad breath (or halitosis) can be caused by dental caries (cavities), gum disease, infections, dry mouth, tobacco, and chronic conditions such as diabetes, gastrointestinal issues, and liver or kidney disease. More recently it has been recognized that an important source of bad breath… Continue reading How to Cure Bad Breath

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, oral health, Uncategorized

How to Remedy Dry Mouth

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Dry mouth (or xerostomia) is a common symptom of certain autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, particularly prevalent in Sjogren’s Syndrome, Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and scleroderma. Other causes of dry mouth include medication use, mouth breathing, and nerves or stress. Dry mouth may increase the… Continue reading How to Remedy Dry Mouth

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Reduce Anxiety

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Anxiety disorders are the most common group of mental illnesses. Chronic anxiety and anxiety disorders are often linked to conditions such as diabetes, hypo- and hyperthyroidism, chronic pain, and IBS, although many people with chronic disease are not unusually anxious. Even healthy people… Continue reading How to Reduce Anxiety

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Reduce Stomach Pain and Bloating

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Gastrointestinal (GI) issues are common symptoms of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, especially IBD (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis), and irritable bowel syndrome. Even healthy people experience stomach issues from factors such as food intolerances, stress, hormones, and dehydration. Although the GI tract contains not… Continue reading How to Reduce Stomach Pain and Bloating

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Naturally Improve Your Mood

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Depressed mood is a common symptom of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Even healthy people may feel fluctuations in mood from factors such as hormones, life events, fatigue, and even the foods you eat. We want you to feel like your best self, so… Continue reading How to Naturally Improve Your Mood

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

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Fight Fatigue

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, BS, Ellen M. Martin Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of any disease, especially autoimmune and other inflammatory diseases. Even healthy people can feel fatigued because of lack of sleep, poor diet, dehydration, and stress. We want you to feel like your best self, so… Continue reading How to Fight Fatigue

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