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Tag: autoimmune disease

Overcoming Myasthenia Gravis Symptoms on a Plant-Based Diet

In the fall of 1992, I started feeling some minor muscular weakness. I didn’t think too much of it, until one day…

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As a Rheumatologist, I’ve Helped My Patients and Myself with a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up, I ate a standard American diet. Fast food, French fries, steak, and pizza were the norm for me. When I…

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New Review Shows Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

A plant-based diet may benefit individuals who experience rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a review of clinical trials and observational studies published…

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I Keep My Rheumatoid Arthritis in Check with Plants, Not Pills

Not wanting to go on medication indefinitely, Erika Cline decided to try a plant-based diet to treat rheumatoid arthritis. In March 2016,…

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I Overcame Lupus and Freed Myself from Medications with a Plant-Based Diet

Five years ago, on the first Friday of April, I took myself to the hospital just like I did the first Friday…

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