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Nutritional Deficiencies in Hashimoto’s: Understanding, Prevention, & Support

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s disease, is an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid gland. It is characterized by chronic inflammation of the thyroid, which can lead to an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). In this blog, we will explore what Hashimoto’s is, who it affects the most, and its prevalence among different age groups. We’ll […]

The Role of Regulatory T Cells in Autoimmunity

The Role of Regulatory T Cells in Autoimmunity

Autoimmunity is a condition where the immune system mistakenly targets and attacks the body’s own tissues and cells. It can lead to a range of debilitating diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and lupus. Regulatory T cells (Treg) are a crucial component of the immune system responsible for maintaining self-tolerance and suppressing autoimmune responses. […]

Unmasking the Link Between COVID-19 and Gut Issues

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The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has upended lives worldwide since its emergence in late 2019. Initially regarded as primarily a respiratory illness, it has become increasingly evident that COVID-19 can affect various systems in the body, including the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. In this blog post, we delve into how COVID-19 infections […]

Boosting Immunity: Prebiotics & Treg Cells

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In the intricate world of the human immune system, maintaining a delicate balance is crucial to prevent autoimmune diseases and other immune-related disorders.  Recent research has shed light on the remarkable role that prebiotics play in stimulating regulatory T cells (Treg cells), contributing to immune system regulation.  This blog delves into the fascinating connection between […]

The Power of Zinc Carnosine: Healing Intestinal Hyperpermeability and Beyond

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In recent years, the concept of intestinal hyperpermeability, more commonly known as “leaky gut,” has gained significant attention in the realm of health and wellness. Leaky gut refers to a condition where the intestinal lining becomes compromised, allowing toxins, undigested food particles, and bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, triggering a cascade of inflammatory responses […]

The Connection Between Gut Health and Autoimmune Disease

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The intricate relationship between gut health and autoimmune diseases has garnered significant attention in recent years. Scientific studies have unveiled the impact of a healthy gut on the immune system, revealing how imbalances in the gut microbiome can contribute to the development and progression of autoimmune disorders. In this blog post, we will delve into […]

Understanding Leaky Gut and Sjogren’s Disease

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In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the connection between gut health and various autoimmune conditions. Two conditions that have gained attention are leaky gut and Sjogren’s disease. Although they share some similarities, they are distinct in their origins and effects on the body. This blog post aims to shed light on […]