Kris lost her parents to autoimmune disease when they were far too young. She has inherited their genes, but she is choosing a different path. She leaves conventional “white coat” medicine behind and finds a Functional Medicine practitioner. For the first time, she feels fully heard and understood by her doctor, not rushed or nervous. And she finally feels like a partner in her health and wellbeing; not a victim of her condition, but empowered to take her health outcomes into her own hands.
Betsy's sugar addiction started as a preteen, likely as a coping mechanism for unaddressed family stress. She developed bulimia and autoimmune disorders vitiligo, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and celiac before she learned to tame her out-of-control sugar cravings.
Words of wisdom from the Buddha, and seeking meaning in the metaphysical compel me to take responsibility for my MS.
Hope is real. Healing is possible. Join us in this "I beat autoimmune!" root cause revolution and thrive again!
This post shares the early days of my healing journey from MS. A shocking diagnosis, 2 months of numbness and fear about the future; my early attempts at self-healing were followed by a long stretch of denial, and further suffering.
Dr. Walter Bortz, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, longevity and healthy aging expert, author of numerous books, >130 articles, and a frequent HuffPo contributor offers his well-researched views on the determinants of health. Here's the good and bad news…
After years of allergies, anxiety and an eating disorder that led to severe abdominal pain and years of intestinal problems, Marie discovers the roots of her dis-ease and embarks on a healing journey that includes repairing relationships with her mother, food and herself.
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