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Unmasking the Link Between COVID-19 and Gut Issues

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

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

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 […]

Necessary Nutrients for Thyroid Disease: Zinc, Selenium & Vitamin D


Thyroid disease affects millions of people worldwide, causing a range of symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, and mood swings. While conventional medicine often focuses on pharmaceutical interventions, functional medicine practitioners like Dr. Autoimmune recognize the importance of lifestyle changes, diet, and nutrition in overcoming thyroid disease. In this blog, we will explore the necessary […]

Understanding Lupus and Vasculitis Conditions: Decoding ANA Patterns

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Lupus and vasculitis are autoimmune conditions that affect millions of individuals worldwide. These conditions can cause a wide range of symptoms and complications, making them challenging to diagnose and manage. One essential tool in diagnosing lupus and vasculitis is the antinuclear antibody (ANA) test.  ANA is a group of antibodies that target components within the […]

Why You Should Consider Functional Care

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Functional medicine offers a patient-centered, holistic approach to treating chronic disease. The goal of functional medicine is to find and treat the core cause of chronic illness.  Instead of trying to identify which medication will treat your symptoms, functional medicine providers focus on finding the root cause of your issues to restore optimal function and […]

Autoimmune Diseases In Children

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Childhood may hold some of the best times of our lives, and though much of childhood might seem carefree, when you add an autoimmune disorder into the equation, things tend to get a bit complicated – and scary – for both the child and the parent. An autoimmune disorder in children is considered rare, but […]

Could Your Dry Skin Be a Sign of Autoimmune Disease?

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Have you got dry skin that seems to need a ton of moisturizer to stop it from cracking and flaking? There can be a few factors involved in causing dry skin but sometimes, it can be linked to autoimmune disease.  In this article we go over how to know if your skin could be one […]