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How to Prevent Autoimmune Flare-Ups During the Holiday Season

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Tis’ the season for autoimmune flare-ups!  But not for you.  In this post, we are going to dive deep and get to the root cause behind why so many of us experience a worsening or intensification of symptoms (also known as a flare) during the holiday season.  And, of course, …

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The Truth About Using Diet & Lifestyle to Manage Autoimmune Disease

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Frank and I often joke that managing an autoimmune disease is totally résumé-worthy.  All the skills employers love to see are all there: Working with difficult people (aka doctors)?  Check. Critical thinking and problem-solving?  Are you kidding me?  Reversing autoimmune disease is like solving the world’s most complicated puzzle, and …

Autoimmune Wellness Book Review: A DIY Guide to Living Well with Autoimmune Disease

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I was diagnosed with my (first) autoimmune disease about a decade ago.  At the time, it was a major bummer – I didn’t have many resources to explore outside of what my doctors were telling me.  But, I’m actually kind of happy it turned out that way. My advantage?  I …

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3 (Completely Free) Things You Need to Overcome Autoimmune Disease

Anna Disease Management & Treatment, Emotional Healing, Living Well with Autoimmune Disease 4 Comments

We are doomed right from the start. The process of receiving an autoimmune disease diagnosis is long, frustrating, painful, and draining. It all begins when our health starts to deteriorate.  We ignore it for a bit, thinking it will pass like a cold or sore muscle.  (It doesn’t.) Eventually, we …