Vitamins, Herbs and Other Supplements

Vitamins, herbs and supplements can be recommended in large quantities to aid, relieve or even cure autoimmune conditions. Learn more about the research behind common vitamins, herbs and supplements and how they will help manage autoimmune symptoms and individual autoimmune conditions.

Parenting My Way Through a Vitamin B12 Deficiency


As a mom, there are certain characteristics you don’t want to encounter—fatigue, mental fog, and loss of energy are just a few.  Unfortunately, all those things descended upon my life at one time. I didn’t think too much of it. I figured it was all just a snowball effect; running a family made my head spin at night instead of allowing for restful sleep, fatigue

Should I Take the Supplement Selenium?

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Selenium is a trace element similar to the chemical copper and is found in foods, water, and in dietary supplements.  Whether you should take selenium as a dietary supplement depends on several factors regarding your state of health and your autoimmune condition. Selenium has been proven to be necessary for the heart to function correctly.  It has also shown properties in preventing some cancers as

Omega 3 & Omega 6 Benefits for Autoimmune Symptoms

Omega-3 and omega-6 are different types of essential fatty acids.  They are referred to as “essential” because your body cannot make them on its own, and thus must obtain them from dietary sources.  All fatty acids display a variety of beneficial properties, although too much of certain types can lead to biochemical imbalance and consequent disease.  The modern American diet tends to be too rich

Top Five Herbs to Treat Autoimmune

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Autoimmune disease is a difficult-to-understand phenomenon that involves your immune system seemingly attacking your own tissue, organs and joints.  Consequently, symptoms that are widespread among all autoimmune diseases include inflammation, musculoskeletal pain and fatigue.  Some natural herbal remedies may be effective in combating these primary symptoms, although they should not be thought of as cures for any autoimmune disease. Because mainstream (i.e., allopathic) health care

Vitamin + Supplement Tips: Buy & Store

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Attaining vitamins and minerals from nutritious foods is obviously the best dietary strategy, but knowing how much is in your food is often difficult for the average consumer.  The nutrient content in food is dependent on so many factors (soil quality, growing conditions, storage methods, food preparation, etc) that taking vitamin and mineral supplements can give you peace of mind and may help you to