The body’s immune system begins to recognize healthy tissue as abnormal, and then starts to destroy this healthy tissue mistakenly. There are more than 80 types of autoimmune disorders.
The exact cause of autoimmune diseases in unknown. One theory is that microorganisms (bacteria/ viruses) or drugs may trigger changes, confusing the immune system. Condition may be genetic.
Symptoms include fatigue, fever, general ill feelings, joint pain, and rash. Celiac disease, alopecia, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, juvenile diabetes and Lyme’s disease are just a few known autoimmune diseases.
Healthy diet, whole natural foods, and supplements that have been shown to boost the immune system.
Stop eating foods that cause inflammation: GMO’s, sugar, junk food, preservatives, and artificial colors. Avoid toxic household chemicals. Drink only pure filtered water. Whole foods diet, organic.