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Autoimmune Disorders and Gut Health

Autoimmune disorders occur when, for sometimes unknown or poorly understood reasons, the immune system turns against itself, destroying healthy tissue and reducing function. At the base of autoimmune disorders lies inflammation. Inflammation is a normal and necessary part of the immune system—but it is also a rather delicately balanced part. …

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Autoimmune Diseases You Don’t (Always) Know are Autoimmune

There are things you might not know about some of the more common autoimmune disorders. While causes aren’t known the common denominator for all these disorders involve a high level of inflammation. Rheumatoid Arthritis In rheumatoid arthritis (RA) the immune system primarily “attacks” the tissues lining the joints, but can …

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Inflammation Is The Core of Some of the Most Common Diseases

Chronic (long-term) inflammation is at the core of some of the most common—and difficult—diseases. These diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. In fact, inflammation is arguably at the core of most if not all chronic disease—it may not be the root cause …

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Autoimmune Triggers

There are many substances, situations and conditions that can trigger autoimmune (AI) disorders—or a flare-up of autoimmune symptoms. These triggers may be difficult to avoid. Gluten, for example is a common trigger and is found in a wide variety of foods (processed and non-processed) and unless you follow a whole …

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The Most Common Autoimmune Disorders in Women

The National Institute of Health (NIH) estimates that the number of people with autoimmune disorders in the US is between 14.7 to 23.5 million. Some of the most common autoimmune (AI) disorders are: Rheumatoid arthritis Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Celiac disease Graves’ disease Type 1 diabetes Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) Multiple sclerosis …

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1 In 3 Of Us Will Be Affected

Autoimmune disease is a condition where the body will actually attack itself thinking it is going after foreign invaders. Astonishingly most people don’t realize that we have a higher chance of getting an auto-immune disease than coming down with cancer and heart disease. Studies show that most people in the …

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Common Autoimmune Diseases and What You Can Do To Support Healing

The most common autoimmune diseases in the US are Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (low thyroid function), Graves’ disease (overactive thyroid), rheumatoid arthritis and Irritable Bowel Diseases (IBD) which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. While there are significant differences between these diseases regarding symptoms, medical treatments, degree of disability and other factors, …

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