Live well with Christina
Helping those with autoimmune disease take control of their health through diet, lifestyle shifts and personal empowerment


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Being Your Own Health Advocate

Have you ever gone to a doctor’s appointment with questions, concerns, and data you’ve gathered and left without being able to get a word in before the doctor had to whizz off to her next patient?  Or have you voiced concerns about your current treatment plan and asked for alternative options only to be met with a statement such as “this is how things are done.” Or maybe you feel like you don’t even know what questions you would ask your health care providers if given the chance.

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What to Bring to Your Next Doctor’s Appointment

Despite the best intentions of health care providers, our current health care system does not always allow us the time we need to feel cared for.  In a perfect world we would have as long as we needed with our providers.   We would be encouraged to be our own advocates, and to ask questions not only about our specific health concern but also about how our body is working as whole.

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