Immune System

How to Approach Autoimmunity

How to Approach Any Autoimmune Condition The immune system is built to fight infections and foreign invaders by reacting to its environment. When the environment changes and becomes foreign, the immune system reacts accordingly.  Autoimmune disease is a blanket term that covers a variety of symptoms. There are currently over 100 autoimmune diseases known and […]

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Allergies

Dealing with Allergies? What are Allergies? Allergies are when your immune system is activated by a foreign substance and causes an extreme reaction. These reactions can be anywhere from watery eyes to anaphylactic shock. Typically these responses are to something ingested or in the environment that you react to when most others wouldn’t.  Allergies can

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis GoesBeyond the Skin What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease that causes itchy or sore patches of thick red skin and silvery scales. These patches can appear anywhere but are typically on the elbows, knees, scalp, back, and soles of the feet.  Although there are many causes and forms of autoimmune diseases,

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