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Autoimmune Disease/Should You Support Your Immune System??

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when your body is being attacked by “friendly fire”

Your immune system is of vital importance….so when your doctor gives you medication to suppress the immune system, does that mean you are to never to  support your immune system?

When I asked my nutritionist about this, she helped me to put the whole thing in perspective. “You want to support the immune system….but not stimulate it.” Continue reading Autoimmune Disease/Should You Support Your Immune System??

Fibromyalgia Flare-ups! or Autoimmune Disease?

pain

When I have a painful flare-up I have to wonder “Is it a rheumatoid arthritis flare-up or is it a fibromyalgia flare-up? What I usually do, after I record this flare-up in my journal, is treat it as if it were a  fibromyalgia flare-up.

One thing to keep in mind when experiencing an increase in pain symptoms is that most all autoimmune diseases will react to the same natural supplements, sleep requirements, dietary changes and exercise treatments as fibromyalgia. Continue reading Fibromyalgia Flare-ups! or Autoimmune Disease?