Autoimmune Arsenal: Diet

Dietary experiments, opinions, recommendations and advice for everyone! (not just those with autoimmunity)

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ALL-NATURAL Home Cleaners + Experimenting with Reishi

Getting rid of toxic household products, finding healthier "ALL-NATURAL" alternatives and experimenting with immunomodulatory mushrooms!

Supplement Review: Systemic Enzymes – “Garden of Life FYI® Joint & Tissue Food”

My review of this systemic enzyme supplement for inflammation and joint health!

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 products 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 [...]

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 [...]

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', [...]

My 14-Day Fasting Experiment

"The best of all medicines is resting and fasting." Benjamin Franklin 15-28th May 2017 Following months of insignificant improvements with regards to my arthritic autoimmune symptoms, I decided it was time to take another drastic measure and fast longer than I had ever done before. The pain in my right ankle and metatarsal joints and [...]