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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.

When Chronic Pain Takes Over, Choose To Focus On Your Mind

Mind over matter is a term that means to overcome physical trials through mental willpower. It’s probably an idea you learned about in elementary school. It’s an idea that is likely more meaningful to those of us who are dealing with chronic pain than most people. Choosing to mentally overcome your physical struggles is a reality for those of us

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A Beginner’s Guide To Using Essential Oils For Your Pain And Fatigue

It seems like essential oils are a very popular form of healing and wellness these days. While we are not proponents of any particular brand or company of essential oils, we did want to suggest that it may be worth looking into using them for your own personal health if you haven’t so far. Some essential oils may be able

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Getting Past The Initial Shock of Your Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis

If you are newly diagnosed with an autoimmune condition, remembering the day you were diagnosed is usually a bundle of mixed emotions. On the one hand, FINALLY an answer, if you are like many of us who went through multiple doctors over multiple months or even years.  But on the other hand, it’s a huge shock to you and your

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How to Live Better with Chronic Disease

Dr. Bonnie Feldman

Imagine not being able to get out of bed in the morning and not being able to explain why. Having to say “no” to going out for dinner or a weekend outing because you know your body can’t handle it. Being constantly bothered by chronic pain. And on top of all that, juggling the demands of parenthood, whether you’re raising

Chronic Life Lessons: The Journey of Self-Positivity With An Autoimmune Disease

When you have an autoimmune disease, it’s easy to get down on yourself. If you have kids, it can be even more stressful. It isn’t difficult to be hard on yourself because things you used to do so easily now take a long time and a lot of effort. Even simply taking your children out for ice cream can keep