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  • "Gut Thrive in 5" program: Free webinar on healing the gut naturally
    "Gut Thrive in 5" program: Free webinar on healing the gut naturally
    Gastrointestinal distress may have many causes, but the end results are usually the same; pain, gas, diarrhea, and declining health. GI disorders are the root of multiple health issues, including autoimmune disease and cancer, so healing one's...
  • Lupus Awareness
    Being Proactive during Lupus Awareness Month
    May is the month that we recognize and spread awareness for the mysterious disease of Lupus. Today we will mostly touch on Systemic Lupus Erythematosis, which we will callLupus in this article. Lupusis an ongoing, chronic, inflammatory, relapsing...
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    13 ways to lose your gluten free lover
    If you want to lose your gluten free lover, this article will give you several ideas that are sure to do the trick. Of course, it might be less painful to just be honest and confess that you're just not committed enough to deal with food...
  • Homemade laundry soap
    20ยข a load or less: DIY laundry soap for the natural home
    If you’ve been to the supermarket lately, you’ll know that some things aren’t cheap, and you just can’t live without them…like laundry detergent. But is this really true, and do you need to pay more for a gallon of...
  • Virtual Walks cross the finish line
    Virtual Walks cross the finish line
    TheAmerican Autoimmune Related Disease Association pounded the pavement in 2012, organizing their first-ever Autoimmune Walks to raise funds for Autoimmune Diseases and to supportcritical research fundingaimed at solving the underlying immune...
  • Prepping for Thyroid Awareness month (Video)
    Prepping for Thyroid Awareness month (Video)
    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists estimates that approximately 30 million Americans may be affected by thyroid disorders -- with half of these cases currently undiagnosed.In honor of Thyroid Awareness, the Graves’ Disease...
  • November month in review
    November month in review
    One woman is taking Hashimoto’s in strideLisa McManes understands what it means to live withthyroiddisease; she has struggled with her weight all her life.“I was born withHashimoto's Thyroiditis,” shared McManes. “Since...
  • The basic ingredient needed for creating your own cook book
    Jump start your healthy diet with your own personal recipe book
    When beginning a new, healthier eating plan, the best place to start might be your own recipe collection. As you sort through the recipes, you can identify the "keepers," note how you might adapt others, and prune those that appear to be...
  • Cake in a mug:  a delicious treat for one
    Make gluten free mug cakes for single serving, high protein indulgence
    Learning to make mug cakes is a simple way to enjoy a hot, fresh treat without the mess or clean up of a full size cake. There are also no leftovers to tempt overindulgence, go stale, or go to waste.Mug cakes are an especially good idea for...
  • GDATF gears up for annual conference (Video)
    GDATF gears up for annual conference (Video)
    In less than a month, theGraves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundationwill host their annual signature event.The 2012 conference will be Friday, October 26th through Sunday, October 28th at theKona Kai Resort in San Diego. Friday and Saturday will...
  • PANDAS not Autism
    Question Autism diagnosis and protocol
    Diagnosing Autism Spectrum disorders is as open to interpretation, or misinterpretation, as anything else in life it would seem.When a parent hears the word autism, it tends to strike fear and uncertainty. When you're thrust into the world...
  • No one is exempt
    Diabetes: A family affair, not an individual journey
    Diabetes is a disease that is affecting everyone, in some way. Either you have the disease or are pre-diabetic, or you know someone with the disease. According to the American Diabetes Association (2011), 25.8 million adults and children have...
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    Profile: Hashimoto's thryoiditis
    Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common type of thyroiditis and the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Like other autoimmune disorders the body turns against itself. Your thyroid is invaded by white blood cells, and antibodies are created...
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    Do you have shortness of breath? It could be COPD, the 4th leading cause of death
    November is COPD Awareness Month. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD), chronic airflow limitation (CAL) and chronic obstructive respiratory...
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    Yes, there is an anti-inflammatory diet
    Many doctors dismiss the idea that there is a way of eating that might help your autoimmune disease symptoms. Some of us know that some foods do exasperate our symptoms even though you won't find much about this in the literature. You might...