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Kids + Life

Given the frequent common symptoms of autoimmune are fatigue, inflammation, muscle/joint pain, digestive issues and more frequent occurrence of infections, this section covers ideas for moms to manage their health with active kids and at different periods in their life. Because many autoimmune conditions have a genetic component, staying on top of your children's potential to develop the conditions is important.

5 Celebrities Living with Autoimmune Disease

We sometimes forget that celebrities are just everyday people as well. They fight some of the same issues we do, including autoimmune disease. With over 100 types of autoimmune disease out there, it’s not too much of a surprise that there are several celebrities living with these type of chronic conditions. Here are just a few of the celebrities living

Finding An Autoimmune Diagnosis: How To Prepare For An Overnight Doctor Visit Away From Your Kids

When you have an autoimmune disease, doctor appointments become part of your everyday life. This can sometimes even include trips to doctors in other areas of the country. These overnight doctor appointments can take you away from your kids for several days at a time. For a mom, this can be an extremely difficult challenge. We understand that it’s not

How To Help Your Kids Come To Terms With Your Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis

So, you’ve been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. How are you going to explain this to your children? How are you going to help them understand and feel comfort through this trying experience? It’s going to be okay. There are things you can do to help your kids through this time. Your kids may not completely grasp what an autoimmune

These Simple Morning Rituals Can Make A Day With Chronic Pain A Little Easier

Mornings can be tough for a lot of reasons. Kids can make mornings tough. Chronic pain can make mornings tough. General tiredness and lack of sleep the night before can make mornings tough. Fortunately, there are ways you can power through your mornings to be more productive and start off with an enjoyable day. This is even true for those

Living With An Autoimmune Condition And Staying Young At Heart

They say the key to living a long and happy life is to always stay young at heart. I’m not 100% sure who “they” is, but someone said that once and I’m rolling with it. But what exactly does staying young at heart mean? It’s having a joyous (which is different from happy, mind you), fulfilling life – no matter