by Jaie Obillo 3 min read
In January of this year, the Global Autoimmune Institute reported over 90 known autoimmune diseases. This list includes continues Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBS), Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis, Celiac Disease, Addison’s disease, Grave’s Disease etc. Scientists continue to discover more as time passes. The challenge is that most of these diseases have no categorical treatment and can only be managed in the meantime.
While there is no panacea for autoimmune disease, the best way to handle it is to address it at its root cause - which is to restore the healthy balance of your immune system. Here are some strategies to help people manage autoimmune disease that don’t involve medication:
The basic premise of an autoimmune disease is when your immune system mistakenly attacks your body thinking it is a foreign threat. Therefore, it is vital for people suffering from autoimmune diseases to focus on improving their immune system. There are several ways to do this.
This remains the most challenging aspect of healing your immune system as stress cannot be avoided. Ideally, a healthy lifestyle should be considerably low stress. However, in today’s modern times, we have accepted stress not just as a temporary event but a chronically occurring one that’s part of our everyday life. Everyone manages stress differently, but there are some basic tenets to reducing/managing stress that holds true for everybody:
Your gut is home to 80% of your immune system. Without taking care of it, it is close to impossible to have a healthy and balanced immune system. The good news is that the cells in your gut can regenerate quickly. Help your gut help you by removing toxins and inflammatory food, and replenishing good bacteria, enzymes, and acids that can help support your immune system.
Managing symptoms is not the same as curing autoimmune disease, but great strides in science are being made to understand how to reverse autoimmune disorders. In the meantime, we have to make sure we are doing our part in supporting our immune system the best way we can - by giving it ample rest and nourishment.
Latte Halo is a blend of medicinal mushrooms, turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper.
Medicinal mushrooms may help to calm and stabilise the overactive immune responses as well as improving your gut, whilst turmeric and cinnamon assist as an anti-inflammatory.
by Jaie Obillo 2 min read
by Jaie Obillo 2 min read
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