A great deal of immune and autoimmune health is focused on supporting regulatory T cells. Regulatory T cells regulate, or suppress other immune cells. You can think of them as the conductor of the symphony that is your immune system. How do you support regulatory T cells?Interestingly there is no magic cure for supporting regulatoryContinue reading “Regulatory T cells”
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Stress management basics
So I suppose that I should start with the basics that everyone knows but often overlooks. Granted they are super basic but we often forget about them because they’re so simple and yet they can wreak havoc when neglected.I often underestimate the power of a regular sleep schedule, nutrition, hydration, and outdoor sunlight. Yet whenContinue reading “Stress management basics”
Neck pain • Back Pain • IBS pain • shoulder pain Factors contributing to pain and pain perception SittingSitting too long is one of the worst culprits. We often don’t notice until we try to get up and feel all those aches and pains. Ideally the longest anyone should be sitting is one hour. MovingMovingContinue reading “Chronic Pain”
Children at home and gluten
Finger painting and Play Dough modifications for gluten free households or celiac family members.
Foot Reflexology… that’s the foot massage, right?
“As an autoimmune disease person with anxiety issues, I found this profoundly helpful. I also started noticing that my bowels were functioning better and my sinuses drained… getting rid of that constant head pressure and groggy feeling. Can you say…. Ahhhh”
Celiac Cross Reactivity
When the body thinks that you are eating gluten, but you are not. Why would that happen? Gluten is a large protien molecule. This molecule has similar sections as other protein molecules. When proteins share sections that have a similar shape, they can result in the same response. This is super tricky, because not everyoneContinue reading “Celiac Cross Reactivity”