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Archives for August 2017

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

Finding “The One”: Qualities To Look For In A Chronic Pain Doctor

You’ve been dreaming about finding that special someone for a while now. The one who just gets you right away. You dream about how they’ll seamlessly understand what you’re going through and will know just how to make you feel better. You know they’ll be committed to your relationship and will stop at nothing to make you feel like a