Category Archives for "Autoimmune Diseases"

Autoimmune Diseases Considered Epidemic Today

Although few doctors know how to successfully manage autoimmune disease — a condition in which the immune system attacks the body — researchers say it has become a modern epidemic, affecting more people than heart disease and cancer combined. Conventional medicine also argues autoimmune disease has mysterious origins and is primarily genetic, but again research […]

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Streaming Documentaries About Chronic Illness

One of the hardest things about dealing with a chronic health or autoimmune disorder is how isolating it can be. Because it’s an “invisible” illness, you look healthy and normal to people when, in fact, you may have periods where you suffer profoundly from the symptoms of your illness along with fatigue, brain fog, and […]

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Are Allergies an Autoimmune Disease?

In recent years, doctors have been increasingly interested in the relationship between allergies and the immune system. Specifically in developed countries, it has been found that many individuals who suffer from allergies also suffer from an autoimmune disease, and vice versa. This has led to the question are allergies an autoimmune disease, or do the […]

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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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