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5 (Autoimmune-Friendly) Flu Prevention Tips to Stay Well This Flu Season
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5 (Autoimmune-Friendly) Flu Prevention Tips to Stay Well This Flu Season

Just this year, after almost a decade of living with autoimmune disease and getting annihilated by the cold and flu season, I had a bit of an epiphany. Well, it was more of a “DUH” moment… You see, I have successfully been able to avoid the flu for a few years now, but I’ve almost always…

10 Mistakes I’ve Made While Recovering From Autoimmune Disease
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10 Mistakes I’ve Made While Recovering From Autoimmune Disease

Here’s what we all want our recovery from autoimmune disease to look like: And here’s what autoimmune disease recovery actually looks like: It doesn’t matter who you are, what kind of doctor you work with, or how much money you have – there is no such thing as a linear healing process. We all want…

How to Do Housework When You’re Exhausted from Autoimmune Disease
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How to Do Housework When You’re Exhausted from Autoimmune Disease

What does peanut butter and jelly, and autoimmune disease paired with no energy, have in common? WARNING: Dad joke imminent… They always go together! Get it?! (I know it’s not funny… but it’s true!) Autoimmune disease seems to always have a tag-along buddy of chronic fatigue… or, as we like to call it: ULTRA-MEGA-EXHAUSTION. Which…

Two of Our Favorite (& Uncommon) Therapies for Healing Autoimmune Disease [Guest Post]
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Two of Our Favorite (& Uncommon) Therapies for Healing Autoimmune Disease [Guest Post]

If you’re choosing to take the functional medicine approach to healing from autoimmune disease, you’ll hear about diet, sleep, lifestyle, etc. in addition to a ton of alternative therapies that can amplify your healing.  But, there are two therapies in particular we use on a daily basis. They are especially useful for managing autoimmune issues…

9 of the Best Health Journals for Managing Autoimmune Disease
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9 of the Best Health Journals for Managing Autoimmune Disease

This post is part of our Autoimmune Health Journal series. The rest of the posts in this series include: 10 Benefits of Keeping a Health Journal How to Start a Daily Health Journal for Your Autoimmune Disease Long ago, in the land of gluten, dairy, and corn, I discovered something…  If I stopped eating my “favorite”…

10 Must-Have Tools for your Autoimmune Healing Kitchen
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10 Must-Have Tools for your Autoimmune Healing Kitchen

When you talk to the average person about cooking, their face doesn’t exactly light up. It’s work. It takes time, effort, and creativity that draws out energy that could be applied to something more… enjoyable. But for those of us with an autoimmune disease (or multiple), controlling what and how we eat can have wildly…