12 Super Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease

12 autoimmune super symptoms

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

The Troubling Connection Between Antibiotics, Your Gut and Autoimmune Conditions

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In recent years, antibiotic use in both human beings and animals has become a hot topic of discussion, and rightfully, an area of great concern, for those in the medical profession and laypeople alike.  Here we examine a small aspect of their impact on the global population, and whether there is any connection between autoimmune disease and human or animal antibiotic use. Are there any

Celiac Kids and School Success: 6 Tips From A Mom Warrior

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Our family’s gluten-free adventure began in 2003 when our son turned two and began to have a myriad of unpleasant issues. Ok, I know you are all going to laugh and say there is no such thing as a perfect two-year-old and I get that, but this was way more than just your typical two’s.  I stayed home with my beautiful new bundle of joy until he

Did My Genes Cause My Autoimmune Conditions?

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As we are rapidly learning, autoimmune diseases appear to be a result of an unclear combination of genetics, environment and immune regulatory problems.  While we don’t completely understand the contribution of each in terms of proportions and impact, researchers have been somewhat successful in starting to put the pieces of the genetic puzzle together.  (This is also occurring regarding environmental impacts, though this is beyond

Do Environmental Triggers Have An Impact On Autoimmune Onset?

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The impact of environmental triggers on autoimmune disease is, and has been for several years, an area of great interest among researchers and clinicians, clearly indicating that there is some sort of connection between the two, as evidenced in these studies about autoimmune thyroid disease and lupus. Presently there are still a lot more questions than answers in this arena, but it is still encouraging

A Podcast With PulpNature.com On Parenting, Self-Care and Community To Be A Happy Autoimmune Mom

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  I had the honor of talking to Jessica Peavy, co-founder of PulpNature.com, about all things autoimmune, motherhood and community.  Jessica had great questions for me about taking time for yourself, working with your partner to come up with a plan for handling the kids during flare times, and the general approach to motherhood that you have to take as the reality of life as

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