Autoimmune Thrivers

H. Pylori and Autoimmune Disease: My H. Pylori Symptoms (+ the One Clue that Made Me Get Tested)
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H. Pylori and Autoimmune Disease: My H. Pylori Symptoms (+ the One Clue that Made Me Get Tested)

My H. Pylori symptoms, how it affected my autoimmune disease, and the one clue that made me get tested for a H. Pylori infection. In all my years of autoimmunity, I never struggled with major gut-related symptoms. Everything seemed to work fine in the bowel department. I had some heart burn but that went away…

Supplements & Vitamins for Autoimmune Disease: What We Take & Why
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Supplements & Vitamins for Autoimmune Disease: What We Take & Why

Supplements and vitamins for autoimmune disease can be an effective tool for managing autoimmune symptoms, calming inflammation, and addressing nutrient deficiencies. After a decade of experimenting with various supplements, here is what what we personally take for our autoimmune conditions and why. As a follow-up to my post: 11 Things You Need to Know Before…

Healing MS: A Story of Hope for a Primary Progressive MS Diagnosis
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Healing MS: A Story of Hope for a Primary Progressive MS Diagnosis

A primary progressive MS diagnosis can often feel like a hopeless journey towards lifelong debilitating symptoms. But is that true? Maybe not. Here is Don’s story about his journey towards healing MS and drastically improving his MS symptoms. This is Part 2 of our Managing MS series. The other posts in this series include: Part…

How (& Why) I Weaned Off My Hashimoto’s Thyroid Medication
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How (& Why) I Weaned Off My Hashimoto’s Thyroid Medication

Weaning off Hashimoto’s thyroid medication: Here’s how (and why) I did it after needing it for over a decade. This is Part 8 of my Healing Hashimoto’s series which outlines my personal experience with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Disease. The other posts in this series include: Part 1 – 26 Symptoms That Led to My Diagnosis Part…

A Day in Our Life of Managing Autoimmune Disease: Camping Edition
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A Day in Our Life of Managing Autoimmune Disease: Camping Edition

For other snapshots into our daily life of managing autoimmune disease using diet and lifestyle, click to read our other post below: A Day in Our Life of Managing Autoimmune Disease: Weekend Edition A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about our experience in trying to sustain an autoimmune-friendly lifestyle and everything that…

How I Reversed Chronic Pain & Put My Hashimoto’s in Remission
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How I Reversed Chronic Pain & Put My Hashimoto’s in Remission

This is Part 5 of My Big Fat Autoimmune Mess! series. The other posts in this series include: Part 1:  I Traded My Hashimoto’s Disease for A Big Fat Autoimmune Mess! Part 2:  My Big Fat Autoimmune Mess!  My Symptoms and Test Results Part 3:  Why I Stopped Seeking a Diagnosis for My Unspecified Autoimmune Disease Part 4:…