Celebrities’ such as Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga have recently brought Lupus to the media spotlight and have helped increase awareness of the disease through pop culture. For patients with this autoimmune disease, however, managing the symptoms is still an under-addressed and difficult process. Nutritional medicine, however, is providing a new avenue for battling the disease. Here are Dr. Bonnie’s nutritional recommendations for Lupus patients.
The nature of invisible illnesses shrouds these conditions in ambiguity–the symptoms don’t seem prominently visible to the onlooker and so the disease remains unknowable. One such invisible illness is Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a chronic condition involving functional bowel disorder. Here we shed light on everything you should know about IBS, from its symptoms to its diagnosis to a myriad of resources and treatments available to combat the illness
We shine our spotlight on Ulcerative Colitis (UC), one of the two most prevalent inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The other is Crohn’s disease. These are both considered autoimmune conditions in which a dysregulated adaptive immune system damages the intestinal wall. Notably, of the 1.6 million Americans who have an inflammatory
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Obtaining appropriate diagnosis, effective treatment, and quality care for autoimmune and chronic conditions is often quite challenging. If you have experienced such struggles, then you are not alone. Statistics show that over 50 million adults in the US suffer from
This month, we shine our spotlight on lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE). Read on to become connected with available statistics, research initiatives, supportive patient communities, and still more resources. And check out our Facebook page and forum for more autoimmune-related updates! “After decades of my symptoms being dismissed by