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The truth about curing your autoimmune disease

Are your expectations of curing your autoimmunity realistic? Brain fog. Aches and pains. Headaches. Fatigue. Difficulty sleeping. Other autoimmune disease symptoms. You want it all gone. Not temporarily, forever. You want to be ‘normal’. You want your old life back. Being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease is life changing. It can also be a frightening…(Read More)

Is your child at risk for autoimmune disease?

If you are a parent with an autoimmune disease, especially if it has seriously affected your quality of life or your fertility, perhaps you have worried about how to prevent autoimmune disease in your child. When your child is frequently ill, or has developed allergies, it’s easy to wonder if you’ve done something…(Read More)

The Autoimmune Pregnancy

You’re at the point in your life where your career and relationship is stable, and you’re ready for the next challenge: starting a family. Great news! But if you have an autoimmune disease, have you considered the implication of pregnancy on your immune system? Or that you may have to prepare your body…(Read More)

Toxic Burden, Toxin Sensitivity and Chronic Illness

What do you think of when you hear the word toxins? Perhaps you picture them on an industrial scale: coal plants pumping out clouds of smoke. But the reality is that toxins are all around us – in our homes, and in our food, too! In part one of this series, I explore what detoxification…(Read More)

Autoimmune Trigger in the Mouth

Does this sound like you? You’ve been ill with an autoimmune disease for a while, but you can’t recall a battle with Epstein-Barr virus, and none of the usual triggers ring true with you, or you have worked through the ones you had and aren’t seeing the results you expect. Another…(Read More)

What is Autoimmunity

Have you wondered what exactly autoimmunity means? This is the first video in a series where I explain just that, how the immune system works, what factors predispose us to AID, and what diet and lifestyle changes we might consider making in order to feel better…(Read More)

Essential Fermentation Equipment. Everything you need to get started!

With all the great fermenting that I expect is going on in your kitchen as a result of all my enthusiasm and recipes, I thought it would be useful to share with you what pieces of equipment you might like to consider, to make this project a successful breeze and not a mouldy chore. Here…(Read More)