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5 Things to Know About Our Autoimmune Specialists and How We Can Help

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Chronic disease affects millions of men and women in the U.S. and often affects nearly every aspect of everyday life. From thyroid issues to leaky gut, autoimmune disorders can be difficult to diagnose and even more tough to treat.   Thankfully, the team at Dr. Autoimmune specializes in helping patients find the answers and experience […]

6 Benefits of Probiotics

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Probiotics are living microorganisms responsible for breaking down and absorbing nutrients, maintaining the immune-gut barrier, and much more. When combined with prebiotics, these healthy bacteria strains encourage a high-functioning immune system and provide relief from frustrating symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, bloating/gas, and other IBS symptoms. Here are a few benefits of probiotics you should […]

Unveiling the Connection: Dysbiosis as a Crucial Indicator in Covid-19 Outcomes

Dysbiosis as a Crucial Indicator in Covid-19 Outcomes

As we navigate the complex landscape of COVID-19, scientific exploration continues to uncover intricate links between the virus and various health factors. Recently, a notable study published in the National Center for Biotechnology Information sheds light on a critical aspect—dysbiosis, the imbalance in gut microbiota, as an indicator of poor outcomes in COVID-19 infections.   […]

Unlocking the Secrets of Leaky Gut: Study Reveals 30x Increase in Autoimmunity!

In a recent study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, researchers shed light on the profound implications of a compromised intestinal barrier (Intestinal permeability, IP), colloquially known as leaky gut. The groundbreaking findings reveal that individuals with leaky gut face a staggering 30-fold increased likelihood of developing autoimmunity compared to those with a […]

Unveiling the 7 Mechanisms of Leaky Gut

In the intricate web of the human body, the gut plays a pivotal role in maintaining overall health. However, when the delicate balance within the digestive system is disrupted, it can lead to a condition known as Leaky Gut Syndrome. This phenomenon occurs when the intestinal barrier becomes compromised, allowing undigested particles and toxins to […]

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 […]

Understanding Leaky Gut and Sjogren’s Disease


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 […]