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An Autoimmune Disease Diet: How To Eat Your Favorite Holiday Dishes And Stay Healthy

The holidays can bring stress, relatives, pain & fatigue, and of course keeping Santa Claus a secret is never easy. Yet one of the best things about the holiday season is the food. There’s nothing that can beat the stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, cookies and puddings that come with the holiday season. But the problem is that when you’re dealing

A South Asian Woman’s (Un)Healthy Journey of Discovery: From Hashimoto’s, PCOS + Insulin Resistance To Balanced Choices + Self-Kindness

Maheen Hamid

In September 2016, as a representative for a wonderful forum called Autoimmune Mom, I had the great fortune to participate in Medicine X hosted at Stanford University, a premier gathering of innovators looking to disrupt the healthcare space through technology, services and thought leadership.  As an overstressed working mother with multiple autoimmune disorders, it was an incredible experience to chat

Chronic Life Tips: How To Explain Your Autoimmune Disease To Everybody Else

Nosy neighbors are infamous in TV and movies. They peek through their curtains or peer over fences to insert themselves into what’s going on with their neighbors. One of the best nosy neighbors of all-time has to be Kimmy Gibbler from Full House. Remember how she’d burst into the Tanner home and ask whatever questions she felt like? If only

Finding “The One”: Qualities To Look For In A Chronic Pain Doctor

You’ve been dreaming about finding that special someone for a while now. The one who just gets you right away. You dream about how they’ll seamlessly understand what you’re going through and will know just how to make you feel better. You know they’ll be committed to your relationship and will stop at nothing to make you feel like a

Life With A Chronic Disease: Making Memories With Your Kids In Spite Of Fatigue

Does this scenario sound familiar? Your kids come home from school in a tornado of boisterous laughter, fighting and snack guzzling. You want to go and talk to your children about their day. You don’t want to miss out on this period in their lives when school is exciting and there’s so much to look forward to. However, your chronic

Chronic Life Lessons: How To Build A Support Network When You Have Autoimmune Disease

You don’t have to take on your autoimmune disease entirely by yourself and, in fact, you shouldn’t. Remember those fairytales where the princess battles the dragon all by herself? She battled through thorns, set out to slay the dragon, and stormed the castle with nobody else beside her. It may often feel as though your autoimmune disease is your own