Autoimmune diseases are the leading cause of death in women under 65 (Here is how to reverse them)

I believe conventional medicine has it all wrong when it comes to treating autoimmune conditions. Autoimmune conditions affect over 50 million Americans, a large percentage of whom are women. Autoimmune diseases are now the third leading chronic disease in the country right behind heart disease and cancer. They are a top ten leading cause of … Read more

Gluten Intolerance 101 Including Unlikely Causes, Common Symptoms and Gluten-Free Recipes

A guide to testing, diagnosis, and treatments By Alexander R. Shikhman, MD, PhD, FACR Gluten intolerance is not “just another food intolerance.” In fact, it is one of the most common genetically predisposed chronic inflammatory diseases driven by food. It is also frequently complicated by various metabolic disturbances and autoimmune processes. One of my patients, … Read more

This is what household toxins do to your risk of autoimmune disease

Current perspectives consider a much wider segment of the population at risk. As amazing as our bodies are, we cannot completely withstand the constant assault posed by unhealthy diet, stress, and exposure to environmental toxins. Rising from modern lifestyles, these factors contribute to several of America’s serious health epidemics—and autoimmune disease is rising to the … Read more