Updated: Jun 15
More than 80 diseases occur as a result of the immune system attacking the body’s own organs, tissues, and cells.
Why does this happen?
Often it's due to a person's genetic makeup (but, not always). Epigenetic exposures are generally required to trigger the expression of the autoimmune disease process. Cross-reactivity (foods or other environmental exposures and or bacteria, virus, etc).
Epigenetic exposures include:
In Utero Environment
Lack of Oxygen
There is a LOT that can affect our immune system, but you can control a lot with nutrition (and remember, it needs to be a bio-individual approach).
As always, “Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine and Thy Medicine Be Thy Food.” -Hippocrates