8 Foods to Never Eat if You Have an Autoimmune Disorder

8 Foods To Never Eat If You Have An Autoimmune Disorder

There are more than 80 types of autoimmune disorders. Although they are known with different names, the symptoms of the autoimmune disorder are almost similar. They include: Hair lossPain in the chestFeverSwollen lymph nodesPainful or swollen jointsMouth ulcersRed rashes on the face and body As the name suggests, autoimmune disorders (diseases) affect the immune system, forcing […]

10 Early Warning Signs of Lupus You Need to Know

10 Early Warning Signs of Lupus You Need to Know

Recently, the actress and singer Selena Gomez had to receive a kidney transplant. Her best friend, Francia Raisa, donated the kidney. Selena Gomez needed a kidney transplant because she has lupus, and this disease had destroyed her kidney. What exactly is lupus? How can the average person spot the early warning signs of lupus before […]

The Right Nutrition for Hashimoto’s Disease

The Right Nutrition for Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto’s disease is a condition that people have where the immune system attacks the thyroid, which is a small gland at the base of the neck. This gland is part of the endocrine system, which creates hormones that systematize the body’s processes. Hashimoto’s disease leads to inflammation known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, leading to an […]

If You Have a Weak Immune System, Make Sure to Add These to Your Drinks!

If You Have a Weak Immune System, Make Sure to Add These to Your Drinks! Have you ever wondered how your body fights off diseases and infections? The answer is: your immune system. There are immune cells that travel throughout your body in order to protect you from the germs that cause infections and various […]

10 Things That May Ruin A Woman’s Fertility

10 Things That May Ruin A Woman’s Fertility Fertility is a sensitive topic. Women are especially prone to having fertility problems, but it affects men as well. Couples trying to conceive need to consider the things that may be hindering their ability to have a child. Being mindful of the fertility issues that could be […]

6 Health Conditions that Affect Women More Than Men

6 Health Conditions that Affect Women More Than Men There are conditions and diseases that primarily affect women, and some that most people erroneously associate with them like eating disorders or breast cancer. In the same vein, there are a whole host of health problems that aren’t frequently associated with women, which means they will […]

2 Foods That May Reduce Lupus Risk (and what to avoid)

Lupus remains one of medicine’s biggest mysteries. Medical researchers don’t fully understand what triggers this autoimmune disease, but it’s thought to develop when specific genes that predispose someone to lupus interact with environmental factors, like common viruses. The immune system becomes misdirected and produces antibodies that target the body’s tissues and organs, as these antibodies, […]

What Does Your Hair Say About Your Health

Did you know that some health conditions can affect your hair as much as your body? The following guide can help you separate myths from facts when it comes to your hair. Dry, limp, thin-feeling hair Hair dyes, blow dryers, and swimming in chlorinated water can lead to dry hair, but dry hair can also […]

What Your Skin Tells about Your Health

What Your Skin Tells about Your Health Some say your eyes are the window to your soul, well,your skin is the window to your health, in fact many underlying heath diseases or conditions first appear as skin problems. What your skin knows about your health: Butterfly rash When present across the face it can be […]

Lupus Awareness

Lupus awareness begins next month, which will be here before you know it. Fibromyalgia awareness is next month as well, and I know much more about the latter, I will try to inform and educate in both areas, remember, many symptoms overlap, and there are many people diagnosed with lupus and fibromyalgia, I am lucky […]

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

This poster is for everyone who suffers from chronic pain, from migraines, fibromyalgia, lupus, MS, arthritis, or any other of the things that cause chronic inflammation. It’s also a good idea to keep these in your system as a preventive measure. Food is the best and first medicine!

Lupus, Causes and Treatment

Systemic lupus erythmatosus, SLE, or lupus, is an autoimmune disease. Which means, basically, that the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, which leads to long-term chronic inflammation. The underlying cause of lupus is unknown at this time, although some people do show symptoms of it after taking certain medications. Medications that can cause lupus […]

Lupus, What is It? Signs and Symptoms

Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks it’s own systems and organs. Lupus can affect joints, skin, blood cells, brain, heart, lungs, and kidneys. Lupus occurs most often in women aged 15-40 who are of African-American, Asian, and Hispanic descent. It’s a disease that can be hard to […]

DIY Beauty Products

DIY Beauty Products, How to Avoid Chemicals in Makeup: Cosmetics contain dozens of chemicals that are not completely “safe” for us. From sunscreens to lipsticks you can find harmful ingredients and unfortunately, regulations are not enough in this category, especially in the United States. For example, 1 in 3 brands of red lipstick tested by […]

But, You Don’t Look Sick!!

For all of my friends and family who also suffer from an “invisible illness, and for the people that love them, a small list of things to help, and not hinder, those of us with Fibromyalgia, Lupus, MS, diabetes, hypertension. Crohn’s Disease, etc. I have heard many sufferers say things like, “I wish everyone could […]