About Dr. Micah Yu

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Guides & Handouts


The information contained in this document is for medical education purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Guide

MyAutoimmune Steroids Guide

Steroids are a type of chemical that our body makes naturally. They help control things like how our body grows, how we fight infections, and how we handle inflammation.



Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic disorder that causes inflammation in the joints and surrounding tissues. This inflammation can lead to pain, stiffness, and progressive...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Guide (1).pdf


There are different variations of
anti inflammatory diets...Mediterranean diet, paleo diet, vegetarian/vegan diet, and whole food plant based diet. Everybody is different...

Anti-inflammatory Intro Guide (3).pdf

Featured Articles

What Is a ‘Cytokine Storm,’ Exactly? What Autoimmune Disease Patients Need to Know

Your immune system is your body’s army. When it is working properly, the immune system quickly detec...

Our Shared Struggle with Gout

As a high school athlete, I was always pushing protein. I didn’t pay attention to balanced nutrition. I just ate...

Food As Medicine: Understanding The Importance Of Food To Gut Health

Gut health is emerging as a new lifestyle approach that will drive change in the food and beverage indu...

Deeper Dive Into PFAS

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

Podcasts & Videos

Some arthritis patients swear that ditching gluten has helped their joint pain; others haven’t seen any impact. So what does the research say about gluten, inflammation, and arthritis?

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