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!

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 … Continue reading AUTOIMMUNE ARSENAL: Medication

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', … Continue reading AUTOIMMUNE ARSENAL: Antimicrobial + Antifungal Medication for Gut Dysbiosis

Comprehensive Stool Test to Find The Root Cause of Autoimmunity

Recently received the results of a comprehensive stool analysis done about a month ago based on the recommendations of my Naturopathic Doctor. Yes, I had to prod, poke, scoop, bottle, freeze and pass the 💩 to my doc who sent it to America for analysis.  It turns out I have a large amount of dysbiotic gut flora belonging to … Continue reading Comprehensive Stool Test to Find The Root Cause of Autoimmunity

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 … Continue reading My 14-Day Fasting Experiment