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Pollution And Your Chronic Disease: Tips, Tricks and Theories To Stay Healthy In Unhealthy Air

While we know that there are more questions than answers when it comes to environmental effects on chronic diseases, it’s still a discussion that comes up a lot in the medical world. Do environmental factors play a part in creating and progressing a chronic disease? There aren’t many answers on this subject yet. As with many things involving the environment,

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How To Reduce Chemicals & Toxins In Your Home That Could Be Causing Autoimmune Flares

AutoimmuneMom note: Our friends at Modernize.com researched common household chemicals and toxins that sneak into our homes under a variety of names, and can be a root cause contributor to our autoimmune flares and symptoms. Thank you so much to them for this post. You may not be able to protect your kids from getting their feelings hurt or keep them

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Do Environmental Triggers Have An Impact On Autoimmune Onset?

The impact of environmental triggers on autoimmune disease is, and has been for several years, an area of great interest among researchers and clinicians, clearly indicating that there is some sort of connection between the two, as evidenced in these studies about autoimmune thyroid disease and lupus. Presently there are still a lot more questions than answers in this arena,

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GMOs, Leaky Gut & Inflammation: You Can’t Fool Mother Nature

What was the original intent of genetic modification for food production? Companies that sell seeds, fertilizers, bug killers and weed killers argue that food production is their greatest objective.  They often make claims about the increased yield or production of a crop as a result of their work — after all, aren’t they just trying to feed the world? There

Cold Weather’s Impact on Autoimmune Disease Flares + Tips For Being Outside in Fall and Winter

Changes in or extreme climates can often have an effect on disease conditions.  In some cases, there are certain types of weather that can be helpful in controlling or improving a condition; other times, climate can impact disorders negatively in terms of symptoms and disease progression.  Here we consider the effects of cold weather and temperatures on autoimmune disease. Why