Autoimmune Disease


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The Low Histamine Diet: What Is It And Does It Work?

The Low Histamine Diet What Foods Can You Eat? Does It Help? The low histamine diet is gaining attention. It is being used to treat problems such as rashes, headaches, bloating, or other symptoms occurring after eating foods containing histamine. Most recently it is…

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TMJ Headache : Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

By Amy Burkhart MD, RD How is the temporomandibular joint, TMJ for short, associated with headaches? The connection is strong, and stress is contributing. Let’s cover what the TMJ is, its relationship to headaches, provide samples of TMJ exercises, and how to find TMJ…

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Osteopathic Medicine: What Is A D.O. ?

By Amy Burkhart MD, RD What Is Osteopathic Medicine? Is It Legitimate? And what Is a D.O.?   What is osteopathic medicine,? What is a DO? Are these types of doctors “legitimate” health care providers? Osteopathic medicine is a branch of modern medicine and…

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What is epazote? What are the benefits of epazote?

Epazote: A natural way to decrease gas

An Herb Used In Cooking To Decrease Gas Epazote has been used for hundreds of years in traditional cooking Epazote is an herb commonly used in Latin cooking, predominantly in Southern Mexico. According to history, its use dates back thousands of years to the…

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Chicken Skin ¿El gluten causa queratosis pilaris (piel de gallina)?

Gluten And Keratosis Pilaris AKA Chicken Skin Rash

Does Gluten Cause Keratosis Pilaris (a.k.a. Chicken Skin)?By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Chicken skin is a term commonly used for the skin condition keratosis pilaris. According to “Dr. Google,” this rash on the backs of arms, cheeks, and thighs is made worse by eating…

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