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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 amount of time considering everything that goes into the process (i.e., replicated studies, animal trials,… Continue reading 7 Must Do’s with an Autoimmune Disease

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Food Spotlight on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Mariella Lodi, Ellen M. Martin As knowledge about nutrition and food as medicine expands, using foods as health enhancers and therapy agents has become increasingly popular. Many patients, including autoimmune, are now following dietary guidelines to help mitigate symptoms, based on a growing understanding that diet and nutrition can either… Continue reading Food Spotlight on Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Stretching: More than just a warm-up?

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Kelsey O’Donoghue Imagine attending a workout class in which you warm up with stretching…seems pretty normal, right? Now imagine continuing to stretch for the whole class. Studios selling this concept are popping up around the nation - classes composed entirely of stretching are becoming more and… Continue reading Stretching: More than just a warm-up?

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How Fascia is Linked to Your Chronic Pain

Does this photograph look familiar to you? Chances are high that it may - it features Michael Phelps in his natural habitat, an olympic pool, at the Rio Olympics last year. What may be less familiar are the circular bruises on his right shoulder. These peculiar markings are the result of an alternative medical practice called… Continue reading How Fascia is Linked to Your Chronic Pain

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Kundalini Yoga as Movement Therapy

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Kelsey O’Donoghue For over a decade I consistently saw a physical therapist to help cope with my chronic pain, but never felt fully satisfied with my results. I thought I was doing everything within my power to alleviate my symptoms, but it was still not enough… Continue reading Kundalini Yoga as Movement Therapy

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The Power of Personalized Coaching

Having a chronic disease does not mean that we are powerless in achieving our best states of health. In fact, maximizing our personal well-being may be well within our control! More resources are becoming available to help patients overcome their chronic symptoms. One of these valuable resources is Vida’s personalized coaching platform - an app… Continue reading The Power of Personalized Coaching