Did you know 23.5 million Americans suffer from an autoimmune disease?
Although autoimmunity is so prevalent, there is still a lot of uncertainty in how it presents and how it should be treated in each individual. Autoimmune diseases are caused by an inappropriate reaction of the immune system attacking its own tissue, but why this immune system reaction occurs can vary, depending on genetics and the environment. Some of the most common autoimmune conditions include:
– Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
– Type 1 Diabetes
– Celiac Disease
– Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
– Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism
– Graves’ Disease
The immune reaction triggers inflammation in the body, which results in symptoms. Inflammation is a normal way for your body to fight illness or infection, but in the case of autoimmunity the inflammation is often chronic and out of control. Quelling chronic inflammation through diet and lifestyle modifications is essential for managing autoimmune conditions.
A Women’s Holistic Holy Grail Handbook for Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s: How I healed my Hypothyroidism and Autoimmune Disorder with Personalized Nutrition
I hoped you’ve been enlightened and not frightened by my latest blog — A tale of recovery to save a woman who caught OCD, Hypothyroidism and an Autoimmune Disorder –
Please follow along with me on this journey of discovery as I share with you my brush of madness with exquisite clarity. Luckily, I was never a quick fix-it junkie where I said no to many suggestions from board certified or certifiable doctors because I felt it in my soul that it was merely a banaide being placed on my issues. The names of certain doctors have been changed because frankly, I don’t want to be sued for proven their lack in their field.
Hippocrates was right when he said: Let they food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.
Audrey Childers is a published author, blogger, freelance journalist and an entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in research and editorial writing. She is also the creator and founder of the website the hypothyroidismchick.com. Where you can find great tips on everyday living with hypothyroidism. She enjoys raising her children and being a voice for optimal human health and wellness. She is the published author of : A survivors cookbook guide to kicking hypothyroidism booty, Reset your Thyroid, The Ultimate guide to healing hypothyroidism and A survivors cookbook guide to kicking hypothyroidism booty: the slow cooker way. You can find all these books on Amazon. This blog may be re-posted freely with proper attribution, author bio, and this copyright statement.
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