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Glutened No More: New Portable Device Tests Food For Gluten In Minutes

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At SXSW Interactive 2016, I was lucky enough to catch up with two of the team members of 6SensorLabs, based in San Francisco: Scott Sundvor, co-founder and fellow autoimmune patient with IBD, and Heather Sliwinski, PR lead. 6SensorLabs’ product, Nima, won Time Magazine’s “Best Inventions of 2015” last year and this product looks to be a huge advance for

12 Super Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease

12 autoimmune super symptoms

Close to 100 diseases can be classified as autoimmune-related. And while each has specific symptoms associated with it, there are some “super symptoms” that are common to a great number of autoimmune diseases. Super Symptoms List Inflammation:  This is at the root of autoimmune disease.  Your body attacks itself and then responds with inflammation and swelling, which is often accompanied by

Wahls Protocol: Restoring Your Cells To Regain Function And Mobility Lost From Autoimmune

What conditions is this diet best for? In her book, The Wahls Protocol, Dr. Terry Wahls, MD describes the basis and implementation of her clinically researched diet, The Wahls Protocol. Dr. Wahls developed The Wahls Protocol after she was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis and later, secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Dr. Wahls had reached the point of needing a zero

28 Memes Portray The Funny +True Side Of Fatigue From Autoimmune/Chronic Disease

Autoimmune fatigue: I'm trying to be awesome today, but I'm exhausted from being freakin' awesome yesterday

We asked, you answered — a collection of 28 memes that are spot-on in describing the fatigue that comes with autoimmune and many other chronic diseases. Thank you so much to the hilarious AutoimmuneMom friends who contributed memes and other little snippets on Facebook in posts on November 11 and November 15. PLEASE share widely among family and friends to spread

8 Lessons Learned After A Tumultuous Postpartum Experience With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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When it came time to try for a baby, my husband and I adopted our usual cautiously optimistic approach. We started trying to conceive the earliest we thought we’d feel ready, with the underlying assumption that it might take longer than average because my body didn’t always function normally. Imagine our surprise when we discovered we were pregnant on the

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Autoimmune Fatigue: A Day In The Life, To Spread Awareness & Understanding

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  It never leaves us. It’s a super symptom of almost all autoimmune diseases. For us moms, we realize it’s similar to the fatigue experienced in the first trimester of pregnancy… except it doesn’t go away at 14 weeks. Yet autoimmune fatigue is undeniably an invisible symptom. I can have the best night’s sleep, yet wake up feeling like I