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Archives for September 2015

Crossover Autoimmune Research: What 2,200+ Hashimoto’s Patients Say Helped Their Fatigue, Other Symptoms

A note from Katie, AutoimmuneMom.com founder: Those of us with Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease have been following Dr. Izabella Wentz’s work – her now-seminal book “Root Cause” and the companion website, ThyroidPharmacist.com – for a while now. Izabella’s tireless research to test and discover the many possible root causes of her own Hashimoto’s disease was eye-opening for me, as it

How Does Anxiety Relate To Autoimmune? In So Many Ways…

There is almost always some level of anxiety when dealing with any illness (from the common cold to cancer, and everything in between).  But autoimmune diseases are particularly vexing and frequently quite vague in presentation, which means that autoimmune patients are especially susceptible to the power of stressors and the effects that the resultant anxiety can bring. And as most

How to Start a Paleo Diet for Autoimmune Healing

What conditions is this diet best for? The paleolithic diet, aka paleo or primal diet is best for people with autoimmune or inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, celiac, lupus, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, diabetes, IBS, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, obesity and others.  In addition, those who have issues with blood sugar regulation and weight loss are