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Autoimmune Diseases: 5 Ways to Naturally Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that affects over 1.5 million people in the United States alone. The worst part…Healthline.com shares that over 100,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. As of today, there is no cure for this autoimmune disease that causes debilitating… Joint pain. Muscle weakness. Muscle tenderness. Anemia. Fatigue. Occasion physical deformities […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Food Options for a Healthy Body

Food is what fuels our bodies. No matter how you look at it, it’s important to be mindful of what you’re putting inside your body…especially if you suffer from diabetes, an autoimmune disease, or acid reflux. For this reason, I’ve compiled a bunch of my favorite food blogs. These blogs cover everything from what you […]

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4 Environmental Autoimmune Triggers to Avoid

(Source) Perhaps your mother and grandmother have arthritis, and you know you’re at a higher risk of developing the condition as well. Or your father suffers from psoriasis, and therefore, you have been worried that you or your children will begin experiencing the symptoms of itchy and rash-prone skin sooner or later. Although genetics certainly […]

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4 Risk Factors for Autoimmune Disease

Almost 4% of the world’s population is affected by one of more than 80 different autoimmune diseases.   The most common of these diseases–in which the body’s immune system malfunctions and begins attacking healthy cells–include type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, and scleroderma.   Although no one wants to live […]

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3 Signs of Autoimmune Disease to Watch For

  It’s estimated that autoimmune conditions affect over 50 million Americans (source). In comparison, cancer affects up to 9 million and heart disease up to 22 million.   These conditions occur when the body’s ability to tell the difference between self and nonself is hampered. The body creates autoantibodies that attack your normal healthy cells […]

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The Link Between Autoimmune Disease & Gluten

  We expect our immune system to defend us against diseases. That’s what it’s there for.   However, for as many as 50 million Americans who have an autoimmune disease, this isn’t always the case.   An autoimmune disease develops when your immune system decides your healthy cells are foreign. As a result, your immune […]

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