Category Archives for "Autoimmune Diseases"

Boost SIgA, or “Nature’s Vaccine,” to Improve Immunity

In the midst of flu season, many people’s attention turns to the flu vaccine. But there is a way to improve your immunity against not only the flu, but also other viruses, bacterial infections, yeasts, environmental toxins, food sensitivities, and even autoimmunity. The secret lies in what immunologist Aristo Vojdani, PhD calls nature’s vaccine — […]

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Increase in Autoimmunity Rates Linked to Leaky Gut

Autoimmunity, a disorder in which the immune system attacks and destroys body tissue, is one of the most prevalent diseases today, affecting predominantly women. Traditionally, autoimmune disease was thought to be primarily a genetic disease, but research increasingly shows that while genetics play a role, intestinal permeability, or leaky gut, is also an important factor. […]

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Anemia, Inflammation, and Autoimmune Diseases

The first thing we usually think of when we think of managing an auto immune disease is eating anti-inflammatory foods. People don’t typically think of anemia as an important player in autoimmune recovery, but it can actually be very consequential. There are many types of anemia, not just iron-deficiency anemia and some types are associated […]

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