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Autoimmune

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. The spike protein on the surface of the virus is responsible for binding to a receptor called ACE2 on human cells, allowing the virus to enter and infect the cell. Research has shown that the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 can also cross-react with other proteins in the body, [...]

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that can cause inflammation and damage to various parts of the body, including the skin, joints, and organs. While conventional treatment for lupus typically involves the use of immunosuppressive drugs, herbal therapy can also be a beneficial complement to treatment. Some of the herbs that have been studied for [...]

Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) is a medication that is typically used at a much lower dose than what is typically used to treat addiction or opioid dependence. It is an opioid antagonist, which means that it works by blocking the effects of opioids. It is thought to have a beneficial effect on the immune system and [...]

Regenerative exosome IV therapy is a form of treatment that involves the intravenous (IV) administration of exosomes, which are small vesicles that are released by cells and contain a wide variety of biomolecules, including proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids. Exosomes are thought to play a key role in cell-to-cell communication and are thought to be [...]

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the thyroid gland. This leads to inflammation and damage to the thyroid, which can result in a decrease in the production of thyroid hormones. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid) [...]

Although the autoimmune paleo (AIP) diet is a well known foundation for managing chronic health issues, some people are dismayed to find embarking on it makes them feel worse. What gives? The sudden change in diet can temporarily upset your chemistry and reveal hidden health problems. If you have been accustomed to eating gluten, dairy, grains, sugars, [...]

Salt can be a useful tool in your health arsenal, when used properly. It can boost your electrolytes, help with fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle function. Although salt is not in itself harmful, Americans are guilty of eating way too much, more than the human body was ever designed to process. Salt and Autoimmunity [...]

Those with high blood pressure and heart disease know to avoid salt, but researchers have learned salt comes with another risk” too much alters immune cells in a way that promotes  autoimmune disease. Examples of autoimmune disease include Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, lupus, and type 1 diabetes. Autoimmune disease rates have skyrocketed [...]

When people are working to manage an autoimmune or chronic condition, they typically focus on an anti-inflammatory diet and protocol. However, one often overlooked dealbreaker to getting better is anemia. Anemia as is a deal breaker to recovery because it means your cells are not getting enough oxygen. Without oxygen, recovery and repair can’t happen. [...]

You could be developing an autoimmune disease, one of the most common diseases today, and are not aware of it. This is because autoimmune diseases sometimes start off as “silent” autoimmunity. This means your immune system is attacking tissue in your body but the damage isn’t bad enough to cause symptoms yet. Autoimmune disease is [...]

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