AUTOIMMUNE ARSENAL: Medication

This might sound a little contradictory because most of what I've been advocating on this blog is about natural methods of healing like natural supplements and productsย but believe me, there is a place for conventional medicine too. A holistic healing approach should not discount any kind of treatment, especially if it leads to progress. Background [...]

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Choosing Joy

This comes from the weekly catholic bulletin that I was reading today in church. It touched me deeply and I hope it makes sense to you ๐Ÿ˜Š "Joy is what makes life worth living, but for many joy seems hard to find. They complain that their lives are sorrowful and depressing. What then brings the [...]

A Song for Your Troubles

Recently I've been going through some difficult times filled with physical pain and its consequent emotional/psychological depression and pain. I'm guessing it's been reflected in my demeanor and behavior. Coincidentally, my mother has recently been singing this song alot. Both to herself and to us and even started tucking me to bed with it. So [...]

IBD & Crohn’s: 4 Step Healing Plan

Recently a friend of mine with Crohn's had another flare up and approached me for advice regarding how to lower inflammation naturally and prevent future flare ups. I've been meaning to read up more about Crohn's and similar Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and so took this opportunity to do just that. In the process, I've [...]

The Complete Guide to Fasting by Dr. Jason Fung with Jimmy Moore

Having dabbled with fasting to relieve my autoimmune symptoms and had some success, I was eager to read this book ever since I first heard about it on a podcast. In the sea of diet books out there on the online stores and on book shelves, this one stands out from the rest because it's [...]

My Story (June 2017)

Story of my autoimmune battles the last 6 months. Not giving up on this war!

AUTOIMMUNE ARSENAL: Antimicrobial + Antifungal Medication for Gut Dysbiosis

This is the first of a series of posts related to autoimmune disease and the 'weapons' we have against it. Hence the title Autoimmune Arsenal ;). There are numerous theories on the causes of autoimmune diseases from genetic predisposition to increased chemical use in the environment, drugs, emotional stress, heavy metals, bacteria, viruses, 'Leaky Gut', [...]