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Homeopathy for Beginners: What is Homeopathy?
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Homeopathy for Beginners: What is Homeopathy?

I’ll admit, the first time I Googled “What is Homeopathy?”, I read a couple of articles, had a good laugh, and then moved on. It sounded absolutely ridiculous. I was under the impression that homeopathy was somewhere in the neighborhood of “herbal.”  Or maybe essential oils?  Or a combination of whatever makes up natural home…

What is Functional Medicine & Why You Should Give It a Shot
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What is Functional Medicine & Why You Should Give It a Shot

I probably shouldn’t open like this, but… have you ever pooped your pants – as an adult? I have (more than once). Which led to my Celiac Disease Diagnosis! Maybe I seem excited now, but it was a very clunky experience. For one, I was diagnosed wrong, initially – they thought I only had a mild…

How to Start a Daily Health Journal for Your Autoimmune Disease
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How to Start a Daily Health Journal for Your 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 9 of the Best Health Journals for Managing Autoimmune Disease Back in the days of high school and college, I spent many (too many) hours in the chemistry laboratory. Among many…

10 Benefits of Keeping a Daily Health Journal (Health Diary)
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10 Benefits of Keeping a Daily Health Journal (Health Diary)

This post is part of our Autoimmune Health Journal series. The rest of the posts in this series include: How to Start a Daily Health Journal for Your Autoimmune Disease 9 of the Best Health Journals for Managing Your Autoimmune Disease I remember when I learned that thyroid medication wasn’t the only solution to managing…

Ready to Heal? Here’s How to Take Charge of Your Health
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Ready to Heal? Here’s How to Take Charge of Your Health

I once had someone give me advice after I experienced a series of recurrent early miscarriages.  She said “Just do everything the doctor tells you.” I get it.  Sometimes, especially in times of desperation and heartbreak, it’s just easier to say “I can’t take it anymore…” and unload the burden onto your doctor with expectations…

Living with Brain Fog: 10 Tips to Help You Cope
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Living with Brain Fog: 10 Tips to Help You Cope

Living with brain fog sucks. Plain and simple. There is no way around it. It’s easily one of the top 5 WORST symptoms of chronic illness. Do you agree? I remember the first day I realized that something was wrong with my brain… During my college years, my professor handed me an exam. I remember reading the questions without…