Sjogren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that affects the entire body, frequently characterized by dry eyes and mouth, fatigue, and joint and muscle pain. As it is April, Sjogren’s Awareness Month, DrBonnie360 takes an in depth look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments and communities available to patients with this autoimmune condition.
Small fiber Neuropathy is a disorder of the small, sensory cutaneous nerves characterized by severe pain attacks starting in the feet. Here DrBonnie360 deep dives into the details and intricacies of this condition, and delineates therapeutic options and supportive patient communities to help you conquer your own health journey.
As knowledge of nutrition and food-as-medicine expands, using food as therapy to support health and wellbeing has become increasingly popular. This is especially the case for patients with autoimmune and autoinflammatory conditions. For example self-experimenting patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis are finding foods can help (or hurt) their condition. More and
In honor of National Autoimmune Awareness Month, we started a series of information and resources posts on autoimmune and autoinflammatory conditions, in hopes of raising awareness and connecting patients and others with useful information.
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 participant in our Autoimmunity Voices survey. Autoimmune disease is an
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.
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