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8 Myths & Facts About Autoimmune Disease

"If you can't trust me, we can't work together," a doctor told a young woman who later became my patient. This woman lived in a tiny town in rural...

Amy Myers, M.D.
January 15 2015

Could Your Gut Be The Cause Of Your Joint Pain?

A growing amount of research is honing in on a surprising suspect in the cause of rheumatoid arthritis: our gut bacteria.

Emi Boscamp
January 15 2015

You're Never Too Young To Start Thinking About Brain Health. Here's Why

Alzheimer's disease, a disease for which there is no cure or particularly meaningful treatment, can begin in the brain decades — not weeks or even...

Max Lugavere
January 13 2015

5 Things I Did To Naturally Heal My Rheumatoid Arthritis

I always saw myself as a strong, athletic woman who could get through anything. I grew up as a ballerina, dancing hours a day in my mother's dance...

Jesse Golden
January 12 2015

Why You Can't Medicate Your Way Out Of Poor Diet & Lifestyle Choices

When I presented my research on the successful treatment of multiple sclerosis using diet and lifestyle changes at the Rheumatology research seminar,...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
January 11 2015

How Improving Brain Health Boosts Your Immunity

From colds to cancer, your immune health is essential to whether or not you thrive in life.

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
January 9 2015

Why Blueberries Are So Great For Your Heart

Yesterday, we reported that avocados are good for your heart health because they help lower our cholesterol. In the same vein of some of our favorite...

Emi Boscamp
January 9 2015

The Real Reason You Have Chronic Pain + How To Heal It

Chronic pain is the most common problem I see in my clinical practice, and is probably one of the most prevalent causes of visits to the doctor's...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
January 8 2015

The 8 Best Ways To Prevent Inflammation

The chronic inflammatory process is the underlying cause many diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, cancer, heart disease and more....

Amy Shah, M.D.
January 8 2015

What Everyone Should Know About Sensory Processing Disorder

I didn't just wake up one morning, wipe the sleep away from the corners of my eyes with balled fists, and decide that I had a hidden neurological...

Rachel Schneider
January 6 2015

Inflammation May Cause Depression, Scientists Say

Depression needs to be treated like a physical illness — not a mental disability. With "mental disability" comes a stigma of weakness. So it's...

Emi Boscamp
January 5 2015

95-Year-Old Man Dies After His Wife Is Taken Away

Eddie Harrison, 95, passed away on Tuesday just weeks after his wife Edith Hill, 96, was taken away from him. His official cause of death was...

Emi Boscamp
January 2 2015

CDC Calls This Season's Flu "An Epidemic"

After this season's flu claimed the lives of 15 children, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has officially declared the illness an epidemic.

Emi Boscamp
December 31 2014

You Can Control Your DNA With Mindfulness Meditation

Mind control may be a real thing — and not just something you see in the movies. I mean, you're not going to be able to launch carrots at your older...

Emi Boscamp
December 29 2014

What Everyone Should Know About Managing IBS

If you're one of the estimated 23% of women or 11% of men with IBS, you'll know that at best it's an inconvenience and at worst, it's life-changingly...

Chloe Brotheridge
December 26 2014

I Quit Sugar & Healed My Autoimmune Disease

This is actually a post I've been busting to write for a while. As many of you know, I first quit sugar because of my autoimmune (AI) disease. I have...

Sarah Wilson
December 25 2014

Hugs May Help Protect Against The Common Cold

'Tis the season for the common cold. Lots of runny, red noses (apart from that of a certain reindeer). But with the cold also comes a lot of warmth,...

Emi Boscamp
December 22 2014

Yoga Is Good For Your Heart, Study Finds

When you think of the benefits of yoga, you mostly think of the mind: stress-relief and heightened self-awareness. You think of its effect on the...

Emi Boscamp
December 18 2014

Why Your Lab Results Could Be Lying About Your Thyroid Health

Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, is one of the most common underlying chronic hormonal problem in the world. With around 20 million cases in...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
December 18 2014