Interview With a Nutritionist: Part 1

We had no particular interest in wellness or health before we first got diagnosed with Lupus (each at age 17). Our rheumatologist immediately suggested meeting with a nutritionist so we could start eating properly for our bodies while they fight to get healthy. Check out our our interview with a nutritionist for answers to eating healthy and how diet plays an important role in autoimmune and dysautonomia.

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Leg Biopsy Update

A few months ago I had a muscle biopsy to address some pretty severe pain I was routinely having in my limbs due to my autoimmune conditions. In this post I talk a little more about my journey that took place before and after the surgery.

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Starting A Low Histamine Diet

Before we learned about MCAD (Mast Cell Activation Disorder), I think it’s safe to say we both felt like we were literally going crazy. Starting a low histamine diet can feel overwhelming.

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What is Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD) or Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) is a condition where mast cells are hyperactive, resulting in a range of chronic symptoms that can end up being pretty debilitating.

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What is Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome?

What is Postural Orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)? What are the symptoms of this autonomic disorder? POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia) is manageable with proper treatments.

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Low Histamine Food List

Diet is the first tool in dealing with Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD). A low histamine diet can help keep symptoms at bay if you are histamine intolerant.

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