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My 15 Year Health and Thyroid Journey

Dawn S.

My thyroid and hormonal struggle began in my early thirties. I thought that as I was getting closer to 30, that I’d “get ahead of the game” and started doing tons of cardio and eating healthy. HA! My idea of eating healthy and exercising then, was what most women STILL do. I was eating tuna fish sandwiches on “light” bread, with “light mayo” and

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

The Importance of Self-Care in Autoimmune Disease (For Yourself, Your Kids, and Your Grandkids)

What's a grandma to do? Help the next generation.Dr. Bonnie Feldman

Are your lifestyle choices creating a legacy of disease or a legacy of health?         Good health habits today may lead us towards disease prevention for future generations. As both an autoimmune mom and grandmother I, like many of you, conquer daily obstacles through self-care strategies. We often fail to recognize that these same strategies may prevent