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Are you or a family member/friend recently diagnosed with an autoimmune condition such as Hashimoto's, lupus, rheumatoid autoimmune disease or MS? Or maybe you have one autoimmune condition and suspect you have others that are undiagnosed? Multiple autoimmune conditions are very common since the underlying reason for one disease is autoimmune antibodies. These short articles go over the basic signs and symptoms for those new to the site and life with autoimmune! It's not the end of the world and life will still be great - we're glad you are here.

Autoimmune Self-Care Mantra: You Can’t Do It All (So Stop Worrying About It)

Shannon Harvey

In the time it has taken me to craft this sentence I have had to change a nappy, put a tired baby to bed, comfort a crying toddler, send a text about my mother’s upcoming birthday, unsubscribe from an email list that keeps interrupting my train of thought, answer a work-call about an urgent grant application, and resist the urge

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12 Super Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease

Close to 100 diseases can be classified as autoimmune-related. And while each has specific symptoms associated with it, there are some “super symptoms” that are common to a great number of autoimmune diseases. Super Symptoms List Inflammation:  This is at the root of autoimmune disease.  Your body attacks itself and then responds with inflammation and swelling, which is often accompanied by

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28 Memes Portray The Funny +True Side Of Fatigue From Autoimmune/Chronic Disease

We asked, you answered — a collection of 28 memes that are spot-on in describing the fatigue that comes with autoimmune and many other chronic diseases. Thank you so much to the hilarious AutoimmuneMom friends who contributed memes and other little snippets on Facebook in posts on November 11 and November 15. PLEASE share widely among family and friends to spread

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Autoimmune Fatigue: A Day In The Life, To Spread Awareness & Understanding

  It never leaves us. It’s a super symptom of almost all autoimmune diseases. For us moms, we realize it’s similar to the fatigue experienced in the first trimester of pregnancy… except it doesn’t go away at 14 weeks. Yet autoimmune fatigue is undeniably an invisible symptom. I can have the best night’s sleep, yet wake up feeling like I

Crossover Autoimmune Research: What 2,200+ Hashimoto’s Patients Say Helped Their Fatigue, Other Symptoms

A note from Katie, AutoimmuneMom.com founder: Those of us with Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease have been following Dr. Izabella Wentz’s work – her now-seminal book “Root Cause” and the companion website, ThyroidPharmacist.com – for a while now. Izabella’s tireless research to test and discover the many possible root causes of her own Hashimoto’s disease was eye-opening for me, as it