Autoimmune diseases are conditions where the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues rather than a foreign molecule like bacteria. Some of the most common autoimmune diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, and hypothyroidism, however, there are many more that affect the nervous system, joints and muscles, skin, and even heart. Today, I’m joined by Dr. Amy Myers, MD, a two-time bestselling author and internationally acclaimed medical and functional medicine physician, to discuss why autoimmune issues are on the rise and how we can treat them using a functional medicine approach.
By Jacqueline Genova | Episode 30
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