Strategies To Reverse Autoimmune Disease

Episode 811 33m


Simply put, autoimmune diseases are conditions where the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues rather than a foreign molecule like bacteria, and they are a huge problem both in this country and worldwide. You’re probably familiar with the most common autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes, hypothyroidism, and psoriasis. But there are many more autoimmune diseases that affect the nervous system, joints and muscles, skin, endocrine gland, and heart.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I talk about the main causes of autoimmune disease, the conventional medicine approach versus the Functional Medicine approach to treating autoimmune disease, and how to reverse the course of these devastating illnesses.

Diagnostic tests and biomarkers mentioned in this episode Celiac Gluten antibodies Anti-gliadin antibodies* Tissue transglutaminase antibodies* *IgA and IgG recommended for both


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of the doctor's pharmacy, Dr. Mark Hyman: We need to look at each person and say, Hey, do they have any allergy stuff? Is there gluten sensitivity infections that might be confusing their immune system? Or do they have a toxin like heavy metal or pesticides? What's their diet? Are they eating an inflammatory diet? How much stress do they have? All these things need to be considered. Welcome to the doctor's pharmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman. That's pharmacy, not the place for conversations that matter. And if you or anyone has had an autoimmune disease, I think this conversation is going to matter a lot because we're going to get deep into why there's so much autoimmune disease, what the real causes are,..

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Ep. 811 - Strategies To Reverse Autoimmune Disease