Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases
Whether it’s arthritis, lupus, IBD, MS, diabetes etc. One in five Americans suffer from some form of autoimmune disease. That is 50 million people suffering. Not to mention women are much more likely to be affected than men. Many of those affected choose to accept it, but there are things we can do to fight back!
What Causes Autoimmune Diseases?
Your immune system is there to protect your body’s healthy cell tissues by attacking any viruses, bacteria, pathogens, or diseases that enter your body. The immune system is what prevents you from getting sick, and also what helps you recover when you do get sick.
In some situations our immune system makes the mistake of idenifying a part of our body as harmful and the body attacks. This is what causes an autoimmne disorder. The body’s immune system sees its own tissue as an enemy invader and tries to destroy it. There hundreds of autoimmune diseases, each with has its own symptoms and triggers.
How We Treat Autoimmune Diseases
Here at eCenter Wellness, we treat Autoimmune Diseases through acupuncture, supplements, and exercise. Acupuncture and supplements recommended by Jocelyne will help reduce inflammation. Exercise may sound counter productive because of the pain autoimmune diseases, but studies have shown that exercise supports the immune system.