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A Different Autoimmune “Diet”: Food Therapy for Optimal Health

Dr. Bonnie Feldman

Whether it is for weight loss, symptom management or just overall health, most people have tried following specific diets at some point in their lives. But despite all their popularity, why do most diets fail? The internet is full of dramatic success stories, many trying to sell you on one fad diet or another. It can be discouraging to try the specialty

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,

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

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

Chronic Disease Dinner Guide: Gluten-Free Meals Your Kids Will Love

An unfortunate part of managing a chronic disease is having to overhaul your entire diet. Many of us will have to switch to gluten-free, dairy-free or paleo diets in an attempt to keep our bodies healthy and capable of combating our autoimmune disease. While it can be a painful experience to let go of gluten or dairy, as those of