Most of us don’t realize the effect psychological and emotional stress has. They have a major impact on the body and immune system.
Our immune system is designed to protect us from foreign substances that attempt to enter the body and disrupt function. So how does it react to the profusion of chemicals we are now exposed to in our environment on a daily basis, and what does it mean for those of us with autoimmune disease?
You can eat the most nutritionally dense, top quality food but if your digestive system is not fully functioning you will never reap the benefits.
As someone who has several autoimmune diseases, and lives in the UK, I’m concerned about my vitamin D levels.
The autoimmune protocol diet (AIP) is a powerful tool in reducing the symptoms of autoimmune disease. Before you start however there are three important points to consider.
Lack of exposure to the sun and clean air leads to vitamin deficiencies, toxicity and stress.
Our goal is always to lessen symptoms by balancing our immune system and reducing inflammation. Diet is just one of the lifestyle factors that must be addressed.
Does Autoimmune Disease Run In Families?
You’ve been on the Autoimmune Protocol Diet for a while, you’ve learned to manage your stress and you use organic products on your body and around your home. You’re doing it all, so why are you not seeing any improvement?