Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Triggers to Avoid

If you’re among the 1.3 million Americans who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you know that RA and its painful flare-ups can have a debilitating effect on your everyday life. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder that causes the body’s immune system to attack joint tissue, resulting in painful, stiff and swollen joints. […]

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Hashimoto’s and Gluten Intolerance: Know the Link

If you suffer from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, you know that it can be difficult to treat. Your thyroid function can alternate between underactive and overactive, and medication often seems ineffective. That is because Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune thyroid disorder, meaning the immune system attacks the thyroid itself, causing damage and inflammation. Reducing inflammation and the frequency […]

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Can Celiac Disease Cause Insomnia?

If you’ve been experiencing chronic insomnia, along with abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, headaches and joint pain, you may be wondering: can celiac disease cause insomnia? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that primarily attacks the small intestine, but its effects can be felt throughout the body. In fact, new studies have led researchers to […]

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Can Low Estrogen Cause Anxiety and Depression?

Women entering perimenopause and menopause are often unprepared for the wide range of symptoms they experience as their hormone levels fluctuate and decrease. Symptoms such as brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, mood swings and panic attacks can leave women feeling as if they are going crazy. Knowing that low estrogen can cause anxiety and depression […]

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What Does an Adrenal Fatigue Treatment Plan Involve? Ask Our Experts

Do you find yourself unusually anxious, getting dizzy upon standing, or so exhausted that you struggle to stay active for more than a few hours at a time? You could be experiencing adrenal fatigue. The adrenal glands are small, walnut-sized organs that sit on top of the kidneys and produce hormones that help the body […]

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Can Hormone Imbalance Cause Depression and Anxiety?

Can hormone imbalance cause depression and anxiety? This is an important question for patients to be asking to ensure they receive proper treatment. Depression and anxiety can indeed be caused by hormonal imbalances, and patients will only find relief when the underlying imbalance is treated. Thankfully, hormonal imbalances can be corrected with nutritional and lifestyle […]

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Gluten Allergy and Thyroid Disease: What You Need to Know

What is the link between gluten allergy and thyroid disease? This is an especially important question for anyone suffering from an autoimmune thyroid disease, namely Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or Graves’ disease. Research has found that someone with autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) is at substantially higher risk of having celiac disease (an autoimmune reaction to gluten), while […]

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What is the Relationship Between Diet and Autoimmune Disease?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, autoimmune disease is the third most prevalent category of disease in America, affecting approximately 5% to 8% of the population (14 to 22 million people). Rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus and celiac disease are some of the most common disorders, but there are over 100 […]

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