Why nourishing your nervous system is so important for autoimmune recovery

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Why nourishing your nervous system is so important for autoimmune recovery

Most chronic illnesses, including autoimmune conditions such as Alopecia Areata, are related to a malfunction somewhere in our extremely complex network of immune system and the vital body systems around it. I recently came across a number of studies that point to a direct link between our nervous system and our immune response, including the mechanism on which our immune system turns against itself, as[...]

Medicinal mushrooms for your immune system: What you need to know

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Medicinal mushrooms for your immune system: What you need to know

Medicinal mushrooms are distinguished for containing various polysaccharides, which are compounds that have been shown to have a direct impact on the human immune system. Polysaccharides are found in animal products as well as in plant foods, however polysaccharides in plant foods, especially certain kinds of mushrooms -- often called medicinal mushrooms -- are more pure and abundant than those found in animal products. Most[...]

The limitations of Autoimmune Diet (AIP Diet) for autoimmune Alopecia

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The limitations of Autoimmune Diet (AIP Diet) for autoimmune Alopecia

The Autoimmune Diet Protocol, also known as AIP Diet, is a restrictive diet plan that claims to "help heal the gut and the immune system" through the elimination of many foods that are thought to cause inflammation in the gut, which in turn is thought to "cause autoimmune diseases". In this post, I share my views of the Autoimmune Diet Protocol or AIP Diet, and[...]

How to resolve autoimmune disease with immune modulation

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How to resolve autoimmune disease with immune modulation

Our immune system is the primary defense mechanism which works tirelessly to protect us from all sorts of illnesses and diseases. Autoimmune disease occurs when our immune system attacks healthy cells in our body by mistake. In the case of Alopecia Areata, our immune system attacks our hair follicles. All forms of Alopecia Areata treatment available today focuses on treating the symptoms, but they don't[...]

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