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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.

New Research Suggests Autoimmune Diseases Are Created By Bacterium In The Gut

We’ve talked about the likely cause of autoimmune diseases here for a long time. And one that seems to come up time and time again is the human biome and how bacterium in the gut is likely the cause of many autoimmune diseases out there. Since these diseases are so new to medical attention and so mysterious in each person,

Can Oral Contraceptives Reduce The Risk of Chronic Pain?

Author’s note: I hesitated publishing this piece because I myself don’t take BC pills given the Hashimoto’s and how the pill interacts with your thyroid. But in the spirit of more information is better, I give you the below… and as always, it’s a decision between you and your health care team. So, with that perspective… read away! Ever been

Researchers Are Working On A Chronic Fatigue Diagnostic Test

Chronic fatigue is one of the autoimmune diseases that really just baffles doctors and scientists alike. It’s difficult to diagnose, has an array of vague symptoms that vary for every person, and many people just don’t understand how real it can be. This syndrome is so much more than just being tired. It hinders people from having jobs, lives and