At their core, all autoimmune conditions are the result of your immune system attacking your own body. And they’re all connected by one common element: chronic inflammation. The five factors that I’ve identified that lead to chronic inflammation are diet, leaky gut, toxin exposure, infections, and chronic stress, or a combination of them. Whether you’re dealing with symptoms like digestive issues or dry eyes, or a full-blown autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, you can find help here in reducing the inflammatory factors in your life and taking back control of your health.
What is an MTHFR Mutation? And What to Do About It
Each of us has a unique genetic makeup, which is the ‘code’ that makes you, well, you. Included in those . . . Read more
How to Test for MTHFR Mutations and What to Do if You Have Them
In my Part I of MTHFR mutations, I discussed what they are, why they matter, and how they’re connected to . . . Read more
The 5 Best Supplements for Autoimmune Disease
“Which supplements should I take?” was one of the most common questions asked by my patients with autoimmunity. Today I’ll . . . Read more
6 Key Nutrient Deficiencies Linked to Autoimmunity
Your immune system is a complex machine, and it can’t function properly without the right fuel. There are six key . . . Read more
Understanding The Autoimmune Spectrum and How to Get Your Life Back
Conventional medicine tells us that autoimmune disease is a black-or-white issue—you either have it or you don’t—and if you have . . . Read more
5 Tips for Choosing Autoimmune-Friendly Packaged Snacks
Let’s face it, life is busy! Between work, family, friends, and everything else on your plate, you’ve got a lot . . . Read more
Should You Try Intermittent Fasting if You Have an Autoimmune Disease?
Have you heard of intermittent fasting? It’s the latest craze in the world of health and fitness, boasting tons of . . . Read more
Low-Dose Naltrexone for Autoimmunity?
Low-dose Naltrexone (LDN) has been touted as a panacea by many with autoimmunity. Whenever I speak on the topic of . . . Read more
6 Best Foods to Eat if You Have an Autoimmune Disease
The food you eat plays a HUGE role in the development of chronic illness. Food can also be used to . . . Read more
The Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and Autoimmune Connection
You may have heard of the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) which causes mononucleosis, also known as the “kissing disease.” There is . . . Read more
Should You Try a Keto Diet if You Have an Autoimmune Disease?
Ketogenic (or “keto”) diets have become tremendously popular in the past few years, leading many members of our community to . . . Read more
5 Steps to Reverse Lupus
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is an autoimmune disease that can impact multiple systems in the body. This debilitating . . . Read more