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Fast Facts: Everything You Need to Know About the Thyroid

Women are more likely to have problems with their thyroid than men. Here's what you need to know.

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A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19

Did you know you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19?

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Tichina Arnold became a lupus warrior, after her younger sister, Zenay, was diagnosed with the disease

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The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

What you need to know about keeping your gut and vaginal microbiomes in balance.

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My Long Climb Out of Chronic Lyme

Living with Lyme Disease felt like being unable to pull up the blinds on the window and see the sky.

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How I Live My Best Life With Two Autoimmune Diseases

Lisa thought pain in her foot was due to a stress fracture but it was actually a symptom of rheumatoid arthritis. Read her story.

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I Have Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Which You've Probably Never Heard Of

After having multiple miscarriages Emily was diagnosed with antiphospholipid syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that causes an increased risk of blood clots. Read her story.

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5 Common Autoimmune Diseases That Affect Women

Rates of autoimmune diseases are climbing, and women are disproportionately affected. Learn more about common autoimmune diseases that affect women.

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You've Probably Never Heard of My Disease

This autoimmune disease affects more than 4 million Americans.

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9 Common Misconceptions About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition caused by an inherited gene. It can cause some painful and serious problems, so it's important to know the facts.

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10 Signs You Have a Leaky Gut—and How to Heal It

This condition is not typically diagnosed but could be affecting the health of many people.

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