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.
The MTHFR Mutation: What It Is and What to Do About It
The MTHFR gene mutation is linked to decreased ability to detoxify and more than 60 chronic health conditions
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 autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s, Graves’, and thyroid dysfunction. In this article, we dive right into how to test for MTHFR mutations….
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 cover the 5 supplements that I think are the best for autoimmune disease. As I explain in The Autoimmune Solution,…
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 nutrients that I consider to be the premium fuel for your immune system. That being said, nutrient deficiencies need to…
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 it, you are destined to a life of painful symptoms and harsh medications. However, that’s simply not true. Instead, there…
5 Tips for Choosing AIP Snacks
Let’s face it, life is busy! Between work, family, friends, and everything else on your plate, you’ve got a lot going on. When you’re starving because it’s 3:00 and you haven’t had a chance to eat since breakfast, an AIP…
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 health benefits! Studies show that intermittent fasting, which has been practiced for thousands of years, has the potential to prevent…
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 autoimmunity or thyroid health, it is often one of the first things I am asked about. Do I recommend LDN?…
6 Best Foods for an AIP or Autoimmune Diet
The food you eat plays a HUGE role in the development of chronic illness. Lifestyle changes like following an AIP diet can be used to halt or reverse disease progression. Food is your primary source of the nutrients needed to…
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 a very strong chance you contracted this virus in childhood or adolescence without even knowing it or being diagnosed! What…
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 ask, “Should you try a keto diet if you have an autoimmune disease?” In this article, I’ll cover everything you…
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