Healing Autoimmune Disease Using A Functional Medicine Approach with Dr. Sunjya Schweig

Episode 656 52m


The array of frustrating symptoms that come along with autoimmune diseases leave those who are suffering constantly looking for answers. Simply put, autoimmune diseases—like rheumatoid arthritis, celiac sprue, inflammatory bowel, type 1 diabetes, Hashimoto’s, Graves’, lupus, fibromyalgia, and so many more—are conditions where the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues rather than a foreign molecule like bacteria. This happens when something confuses the immune system.

Today, I’m joined by Dr. Sunjya Schweig to discuss why autoimmune issues are on the rise and how we can treat them using a Functional Medicine approach.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of the Doctor's Pharmacy. Dr. Sunjya Schweig: The food and drink that we take in by our mouth is by far the biggest factor of information that is hitting that immune system in the gut. Dr. Mark Hyman: Hey everybody, it's Dr. Mark Hyman. Welcome to a special episode of the Doctor's Pharmacy that I call House Call. And in this series, I sit down with colleagues in the field of functional medicine talking about topics that I think are going to interest you all, which is how do you deal with all this chronic stuff we're dealing with as a society that is not getting better using traditional care approaches. And today I'm joined by Sunjya Schweig, who's a friend of mine who..

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Ep. 656 - Healing Autoimmune Disease Using A Functional Medicine Approach with Dr. Sunjya Schweig