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A Different Autoimmune “Diet”: Food Therapy for Optimal Health

Dr. Bonnie Feldman

Whether it is for weight loss, symptom management or just overall health, most people have tried following specific diets at some point in their lives. But despite all their popularity, why do most diets fail? The internet is full of dramatic success stories, many trying to sell you on one fad diet or another. It can be discouraging to try the specialty

My 15 Year Health and Thyroid Journey

Dawn S.

My thyroid and hormonal struggle began in my early thirties. I thought that as I was getting closer to 30, that I’d “get ahead of the game” and started doing tons of cardio and eating healthy. HA! My idea of eating healthy and exercising then, was what most women STILL do. I was eating tuna fish sandwiches on “light” bread,

First Step in Coordinated Care With New Autoimmune Institute

Dr. Bonnie Feldman

A few years ago at Stanford Medicine X in Palo Alto, California, a group of like-minded autoimmune patients, providers and caregivers brainstormed a coordinated care facility that would treat autoimmune patients across specialities and related conditions. And not only would they create a treatment plan with medications but they would recommend lifestyle changes in diet, meditation and other self-care activities

Foundational Tips for Stress Management With Autoimmune

Stress can manifest itself in negative ways. It can make dealing with autoimmune disease so much harder. The problem is, while stress can exasperate autoimmune disease, the reverse is also true: autoimmune disease can exasperate stress. These tips are the foundational ones to remember – they are not rocket science and they are the no-brainers everyone tells you to do.

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

5 Celebrities Living with Autoimmune Disease

We sometimes forget that celebrities are just everyday people as well. They fight some of the same issues we do, including autoimmune disease. With over 100 types of autoimmune disease out there, it’s not too much of a surprise that there are several celebrities living with these type of chronic conditions. Here are just a few of the celebrities living