Post Tagged with: "Autoimmune Diseases"

Potassium and Autoimmune Disease

More information: http://nutritionfacts.org and http://www.drgreger.org

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Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease

This is the first of a seven video series that takes a deep dive into the human immune system to bring you Neu5Gc, a molecule in meat that human tumors may use to facilitate growth. It’s one of the most fascinating topics in modern day nutrition—stay tuned! I’ve done similar in-depth series on reversing cancer cell growth, why animal products […]

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Venus Williams Becomes Raw Vegan After Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis

Venus Williams Becomes Raw Vegan After Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis

Tennis star Venus Williams, who recently won the 2012 Wimbledon women’s doubles title with her sister Serena, has been following a raw vegan diet since being diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome last fall. Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue and joint pain and affects some 4 million Americans. Venus, 32, dramatically overhauled her diet to deal with the […]

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Gluten & Autoimmune Diseases: The Longer You Eat Gluten the Sicker You Will Become

Gluten & Autoimmune Diseases: The Longer You Eat Gluten the Sicker You Will Become

It no surprise that autoimmune conditions such as Thyroid, Rheumatoid arthritis, Celiac disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Pernicious anemia, Diabetes, Skin conditions, as well as many others are on the rise. What you may not know is that a gluten sensitivity and gluten intolerance may be a huge contributing factor. In fact the longer sensitive individuals eat gluten, the more likely they […]

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Growing Number of Autoimmune Disease Cases Reported

There is a disturbing trend in autoimmune disease diagnosis; many are on the upswing. Recent reports show that type 1 diabetes (an autoimmune disease not related to obesity), celiac disease and lupus, among others autoimmune diseases, are all being diagnosed at rapid rates. The American Diabetes Association reported a 23 percent rise in type 1 diabetes over an eight-year period […]

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Scientists say Gut bugs influence Rheumatoid Arthritis risk

Scientists say Gut bugs influence Rheumatoid Arthritis risk

Larger-than-normal populations of specific gut bacteria may trigger autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, a team of scientists has found in research that could help spot those at risk and even stop the crippling condition before it starts. A team led by Dr. Veena Taneja from the Mayo Clinic found that billions of bacteria in the gut play a role in […]

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1 in 6 Americans Suffers from an Autoimmune Disease

1 in 6 Americans Suffers from an Autoimmune Disease

50 million Americans are living and coping with Autoimmune disease (AD). AD disproportionately affects women. Of the 50 million Americans living and coping with ADs, more than 75 percent – some 30 million – are women.  AD is one of the top 10 leading causes of death of women under the age of 65. It encompasses more than 100 diseases, […]

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Autoimmune Arthritis Diseases to Have Online Virtual Convention

Autoimmune Arthritis Diseases to Have Online Virtual Convention

On May 20th, 2012, the 1st World Autoimmune Arthritis Day (WAAD) will happen online in the form of a Virtual Convention, spotlighting awareness and educational materials for those affected by these serious and sometimes life threatening diseases. Free Registration at the event site: http://www.WorldAutoimmuneArthritisDay.org. Autoimmune Arthritis diseases include: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome […]

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March Is National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month

March Is National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month

March is National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month, and the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) is dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient manner. Recently many celebrities have […]

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Gardasil Study Funded by Merck: Are Results Biased?

Gardasil Study Funded by Merck: Are Results Biased?

The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD) has learned that Merck recently funded a study conducted by Dr. Chun Chao from Kaiser Permanente. USA Today reported: “Study: No link between HPV vaccine and autoimmune disorders” on January 28, 2012. In the opening paragraph, the story says that “The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil does not trigger autoimmune disorders.” […]

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