PANDAS is a rare and serious adverse immune condition. It may take numerous consultations with doctors and specialists and undergoing multiple tests to achieve the proper diagnosis.
I recently sat down with Elizabeth Harris on my podcast Rock Bottom Wellness to discuss her and her son’s long and difficult experience with this disorder. As her son’s physical symptoms were replaced by psychiatric symptoms, Elizabeth knew she had to use her two decades of experience in the field of wellness to save their lives.
PANDAS stands for ‘Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections”. Quite the mouthful!
It is typically a children’s disorder where the streptococcal bacteria attack the cells in the brain and turn their immune system into overdrive. Because the cells are attacking the brain, neurological issues emerge.
The initial infection is a streptococcal infection. For...
Moving into cold and flu season while COVID is still a public health crisis makes it even more essential to take care of yourself. The best way to keep yourself healthy is to be proactive with your health and be your own best advocate. Do what you need to do to support your body to be as healthy as possible when you are faced with something like COVID.
I had COVID in August, and as a certified nutritionist, I knew there were things I could do to support my health. I want to share with you what I did to help myself through this infection.
Disclaimer: I'm sharing this to articulate that it’s vital to maintain your health. I am not saying that these measures cured me. Please don’t override your doctor’s advice with my personal experience.
In late August, I started feeling like I had to clear my throat a lot, which is nothing new for me. I do have sinus issues. And fall is allergy season, so this was nothing new. I didn't even feel tired; I...
In this episode, Tiffany takes you through 9 Ways You Can Boost Your Immune System and some things NOT to do. She'll dive into some lifestyle changes that are important as well. What we consume and how we behave really matter when it comes to improving our ability to fight off infection and keep us healthy all year long.
LINKS: Here are links to Tiffany's most recommended supplements from this podcast when it comes to maintaining your immune health.
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