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    Chronic Health Problems,  Functional Medicine

    Are Autoimmune Diseases Reversible?

    The term autoimmune disease covers many different illnesses. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, celiac’s disease, and Type 1 diabetes are all examples of autoimmune diseases. In an autoimmune disease the body’s immune system starts attacking itself. This sets off a chain of events that can lead to many different diseases and disorders. Unfortunately, once someone has one autoimmune disease they often develop others. The incidence of autoimmune diseases are on the rise. Almost unheard of prior to the 1950s, new estimates state that autoimmune disease now affects 1 in 12 Americans. What is causing this unprecedented spike in autoimmune diseases? What can we do to stop it? Autoimmune disease is…