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
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
Scroll for e-book preview Click here to get the complete version for free! For more than 30 years, I visited countless doctors, received numerous, often confusing or conflicting, diagnosis, yet I nevertheless continue to fight my battle against autoimmune disease. Although I have yet to find my “optimal diet,” one thing has become clear… Continue reading A Guide to Food Therapy e-book : Crafting Your Autoimmune Diet
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin As knowledge of nutrition and food as medicine expands, using foods as health enhancers and therapy agents has become increasingly popular. Many patients are following dietary guidelines to help mitigate symptoms, based on the growing understanding that diet and nutrition can either exacerbate or reduce… Continue reading Food Spotlight on Irritable Bowel Syndrome
For most of us, keeping an eye on our diets means trying our best not to gorge on all the leftover Halloween candy in one night or limiting the number of Big Macs we eat each month. But for people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and gluten therapy-resistant Celiac disease, controlling… Continue reading The Healing Diet That Needs More TLC from Docs
How would you compare an apple and an orange? Well, it’s obvious. Apples and oranges look and taste different; you could pretty much compare anything between them and find some difference. But one of these differences, one that has a huge implication, isn’t so obvious at all: the difference in FODMAP content. Apples contain high amounts of FODMAPs… Continue reading Low-FODMAP for Irritable Bowels
-How has your life been since having multiple autoimmune diseases?- Like many autoimmune patients, I have my ups and downs, but I have been very fortunate to be able to lead an active life, in many senses of the word. I am able to get outside into nature almost every week, I am able to… Continue reading Finding Resilience in Adversity
Do you recognize the feeling of “butterflies?” We feel “butterflies” because the gut’s enteric nervous system, our “second brain,” houses 95% of the body’s serotonin. This same system also partially determines our mental state and plays a key role in contracting certain diseases. In fact, our brain and gut appear to be connected in significant ways. According to… Continue reading Can Science Explain Gut Feelings?