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 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.

Food Spotlight on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stacking up a plethora of pills and potions day in and day out to combat your Rheumatoid Arthritis can become tedious and exhausting very quickly. However, food therapy provides a more facile and enjoyable method for managing your illness. Here is a compilation of helpful tips on navigating your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid, for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Spotlight on Rheumatoid Arthritis

“It took 10 years to diagnose my RA. I had repeated episodes of joint swelling and terrible pain. It wasn't until a colleague suggested RA as a possibility for a particularly painful flare in my knee that I specifically asked…

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…

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…

Trust Your Gut – the Microbiome & Autoimmunity

DrBonnie360 returns to Cambridge HealthTech Institute’s 2nd Annual Targeting the Microbiome Conference in Boston, MA on September 20. Highlighting the influence of the microbiome on autoimmune disease, DrBonnie360 will be presenting the latest in how the microbiome affects IBD, Celiac,…

Rheumatoid Arthritis Starts in the Mouth?

Did you know there is a mouth-body connection? Research has demonstrated a link between periodontal (gum) disease and rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease. Although oral health and joint pain may seem unrelated, as we learn more about the oral microbiome,…

Bridging the Autoimmune Abyss

A Pioneering Blueprint By Bonnie G. Feldman, Ellen M. Martin, and Tiffany Simms In researching the state of autoimmune disease from a patient perspective, I have uncovered multiple gaps across the care continuum. Despite the fact that at least 24-50…

Why Has Big Data Forgotten Autoimmune Diseases?

What are Autoimmune Diseases? Over 50 million American’s suffer from autoimmune diseases, making it the third most common disease, after heart disease and cancer.  There are over 80 types of autoimmune disorders targeting women 75% of the time, as the graph above shows. Autoimmune Diseases…