Should You Avoid Dairy If You Have an Autoimmune Disease?

If you have an autoimmune disease, you might be wondering if you should be avoiding dairy. It can be a tough question to answer because there are many benefits to consuming dairy, but also, it can pose some potential risks. When we talk about dairy, we are referring to a huge range of foods…everything from milk, cheese, and yogurt to

What You Should Know About Living with Celiac Disease

If you’ve been newly diagnosed with the chronic condition celiac disease, you probably have a lot of questions going through your head. You may even still be in a bit of shock, trying to navigate how you’re going to live with this diagnosis. You may be struggling with the idea of giving up some of your favorite foods or the

How to Reduce Inflammation From Chronic Conditions With the Right Foods

Inflammation has become a dirty word. Acute inflammation is actually beneficial, because it helps protect your body from invaders like bad bacteria. However, chronic inflammation is not so good. In fact, chronic inflammation can be a contributing factor to many other chronic conditions. It can exasperate any pain you may have, so learning how to reduce inflammation is very beneficial.

How to get a better night’s rest with chronic pain

Chronic pain can make it difficult to sleep. However, poor sleep can exasperate chronic pain. It’s a vicious cycle, where neither one is helping you feel better. So, how do you take steps to improve your sleep and break this compounding cycle? As we’ve seen, the two often go hand in hand, but the good news is, there are some

Tips for helping you balance everyday responsibilities while living with autoimmune disease

Balancing life can be a struggle, even without an automimmune disease. Managing the stresses of work, family responsibilities, and life in general can be a difficult task. Then you add in autoimmune disease and everything becomes even more complicated. The symptoms can be distracting and debilitating, making it hard to do anything at times, let alone find balance. So, how