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Crohn's Disease My Thoughts Personal

Why I needed an AIP reset

Thirty days ago I decided to give myself a virtual reboot. I was fed up with feeling less than stellar and decided to start a paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) reset.┬áLike a computer that had stretched its resources too thin and had been running for too long without a break, I was in danger of coming […]

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Crohn's Disease My Thoughts Science

Crohn’s Disease and Poor Sleep: Symptom or Cause?

Disturbed sleep and active Crohn’s disease go hand-in-hand, which is probably not a surprise to anyone who has experienced the pain, diarrhea, cramping, night sweats, general malaise, and other agony of a flare. Added to that, the steroids that are often prescribed to calm a flare down have the often unwelcome side effect of causing […]

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30 Day Paleo Reset: Why Do One?

Don’t you sometimes wish life had a reset button? A big red button you could just push whenever you felt yourself slipping into bad habits,┬áso that you could stop everything and just start with a clean slate? Unfortunately, life isn’t like your smart phone or your laptop. There is no magic “stop and reset” button, […]

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The Sleep Solution: End Your Insomnia Naturally

In recent months I’ve made a major overhaul in my diet and am feeling fantastic, but the one area of good health that has remained elusive to me is quality sleep. Some nights I have trouble falling asleep, other nights I nod off right away but then wake up a few hours later and can’t […]