Using coffee enemas to manage Hashimoto’s

  The idea of a coffee enema may seem confusing and a little weird at first, but there are many benefits associated with this protocol including managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Regular coffee enemas can help with: Relieving pain Increasing energy Relieving depression Improving mental clarity Reducing die-off symptoms during detoxes Eliminating parasites Improving digestion Improving liver…

Preventing autoimmune flares while traveling

Managing an autoimmune condition can be challenging enough but adding travel and holiday schedules into the mix can make it feel downright daunting. There are constant challenges that come with life on the road and in airports, preparing meals in a hotel room, staying with relatives, and constantly being offered foods that will trigger autoimmune…

The link between leaky gut and chronic health disorders

Researching ways to improve health will most likely lead to results that include addressing leaky gut, also known as intestinal permeability. Leaky gut happens when contents from the small intestine spill into the sterile bloodstream through a damaged and “leaky” intestinal wall. This creates a foundation for chronic inflammatory and autoimmune health disorders. Intestinal inflammation…

Filtering tap water reduces toxic exposure

While tap water is treated to prevent waterborne diseases like Cryptosporidium and Giardia, filtering is required for truly clean water. Chlorine and chloramine are the most common chemicals used to treat drinking water. Chloramine, a combination of chlorine and ammonia, is less commonly used. In contrast to chlorine, chloramine remains in the water longer and…

Avoid “toxic positivity” by practicing mindfulness

For those managing a chronic autoimmune disorder such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, it is important to nurture a positive attitude. Thinking positively, practicing gratitude, and socializing regularly have all been linked to better health outcomes. However, focusing exclusively on the positive can have its own negative impact. While common advice like “just think positive,” “focus on the…

How to get enough of this dementia-preventing nutrient on a vegan or vegetarian diet

Eating a vegetable-based diet has been shown to benefit health in many ways including enriching gut bacteria diversity, increasing plant vitamins and minerals, and loading up on fiber. However, a strictly vegan or vegetarian plant-based diet could still be missing this essential dementia-fighting nutrient: choline. Choline is an essential building block of cell membranes both…

Research reveals new clues about PANDAS

Some children develop PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections) after a recent strep infection which suddenly develops into symptoms that can include obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette’s, tics, odd behaviors, emotional instability, and other psychiatric and neurological disorders. It seems that a strep infection can trigger an autoimmune attack against the brain in…