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Researchers Are Working On A Chronic Fatigue Diagnostic Test

Chronic fatigue is one of the autoimmune diseases that really just baffles doctors and scientists alike. It’s difficult to diagnose, has an array of vague symptoms that vary for every person, and many people just don’t understand how real it can be. This syndrome is so much more than just being tired. It hinders people from having jobs, lives and

Chronic Life Lessons: The Journey of Self-Positivity With An Autoimmune Disease

When you have an autoimmune disease, it’s easy to get down on yourself. If you have kids, it can be even more stressful. It isn’t difficult to be hard on yourself because things you used to do so easily now take a long time and a lot of effort. Even simply taking your children out for ice cream can keep

Can Meditation Help You Combat the Pain + Fatigue That Comes With Your Autoimmune Disease?

As many of us on this autoimmune journey know, the full treatment plan is not just medication but also lifestyle changes. Meditation may not be able to fix your autoimmune disease, but it can help you find ways to better understand your mind and body. It’s not easy to quiet your mind, or even take time out to do it,

Chronic Disease Dinner Guide: Gluten-Free Meals Your Kids Will Love

An unfortunate part of managing a chronic disease is having to overhaul your entire diet. Many of us will have to switch to gluten-free, dairy-free or paleo diets in an attempt to keep our bodies healthy and capable of combating our autoimmune disease. While it can be a painful experience to let go of gluten or dairy, as those of

A South Asian Woman’s (Un)Healthy Journey of Discovery: From Hashimoto’s, PCOS + Insulin Resistance To Balanced Choices + Self-Kindness

Maheen Hamid

In September 2016, as a representative for a wonderful forum called Autoimmune Mom, I had the great fortune to participate in Medicine X hosted at Stanford University, a premier gathering of innovators looking to disrupt the healthcare space through technology, services and thought leadership.  As an overstressed working mother with multiple autoimmune disorders, it was an incredible experience to chat

Chronic Life Tips: How To Explain Your Autoimmune Disease To Everybody Else

Nosy neighbors are infamous in TV and movies. They peek through their curtains or peer over fences to insert themselves into what’s going on with their neighbors. One of the best nosy neighbors of all-time has to be Kimmy Gibbler from Full House. Remember how she’d burst into the Tanner home and ask whatever questions she felt like? If only