Dietary experiments, opinions, recommendations and advice for everyone! (not just those with autoimmunity)
Getting rid of toxic household products, finding healthier "ALL-NATURAL" alternatives and experimenting with immunomodulatory mushrooms!
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 [...]
Story of my autoimmune battles the last 6 months. Not giving up on this war!
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', [...]
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 [...]
"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 [...]