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Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases

By on Aug 29, 2017 in Autoimmune Disease | 0 comments

One may ask…..”why are there so many autoimmune diseases seen today?” In our world today, there are quite a few environmental toxins and or chemical that constantly attack and hit at us daily.   Also, there are many of us with a deficit in basic nutrients that our body is needing.  We are lacking in many of the minerals, vitamins, amino acids, water, and fiber that  our body is needing to maintain good health. There is a current article – Why An Apple Today Is Not Good, explaining some of the reasons  health care providers are findings nutritional deficits. “Modern farming methods are blamed for the decline in minerals such as copper, iron, magnesium and potassium in fruit and vegetables. Crops are being grown in soil stripped of its goodness”. “Vitamin loss could be exacerbated by fruits being picked before they are ripe”. Dr Thomas said: “We found that since 1940, the minerals and other nutrients that help to make fruit and vegetables good for you have been in startling decline. Eating fruit and vegetables is still beneficial for health, but continuing falls in nutrients could lead to deficiencies in some consumers”. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-207652/Why-apple-today-good.html   Another major concern as an autoimmune risk factor is the changes we are seeing in our microbiome – our invisable organ’ .  Our gut is very involved in a ‘cross talk’ with the brain and our immune system.  A disruption of our gut microbiome is the beginnings of most all autoimmune diseases.  Anything that we eat will affect or gut whether it is positive or negative. There are 6 different changes that takes place in the gut when we have a negative outcome 1. Gut lining gets disturbed 2. Gut begins to absorb nutrients improperly 3. Gut becomes inflamed 4. Leaky gut – which affects your memory, causes joint pain, causes skin rashes 5. Begin to develop a food sensitivity 6. Autoimmune disease Come in and lets talk! We will help you find out the best option to get your health turned around to avoid autoimmune disease.  We will  be able to help identify your health baseline including your gut health.  We will discuss diet, lifestyle changes along with doing  a bioscan to assess where you stand...

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6 Signs Involving Your Gut Function Leading To Possible Autoimmune Disease

By on Jun 7, 2017 in Autoimmune Disease | 0 comments

One may ask…..”why are there so many autoimmune diseases seen today?” In our world today, there are quite a few environmental toxins and or chemical that constantly attack and hit at us daily.   Also, there are many of us with a deficit in basic nutrients that our body is needing.  We are lacking in many of the minerals, vitamins, amino acids, water, and fiber that  our body is needing to maintain good health. There is a current article – Why An Apple Today Is Not Good, explaining some of the reasons  health care providers are findings nutritional deficits. “Modern farming methods are blamed for the decline in minerals such as copper, iron, magnesium and potassium in fruit and vegetables. Crops are being grown in soil stripped of its goodness”. “Vitamin loss could be exacerbated by fruits being picked before they are ripe”. Dr Thomas said: “We found that since 1940, the minerals and other nutrients that help to make fruit and vegetables good for you have been in startling decline. Eating fruit and vegetables is still beneficial for health, but continuing falls in nutrients could lead to deficiencies in some consumers”. – Read more about this from this article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-207652/Why-apple-today-good.html Another major concern as an autoimmune risk factor is the changes we are seeing in our microbiome – our invisable organ’ .  Our gut is very involved in a ‘cross talk’ with the brain and our immune system.  A disruption of our gut microbiome is the beginnings of most all autoimmune diseases.  Anything that we eat will affect or gut whether it is positive or negative. There are 6 different changes that takes place in the gut when we have a negative outcome 1. Gut lining gets disturbed 2. Gut begins to absorb nutrients improperly 3. Gut becomes inflamed 4. Leaky gut – which affects your memory, causes joint pain, causes skin rashes 5. Begin to develop a food sensitivity 6. Autoimmune disease Come in and lets talk! We will help you find out the best option to get your health turned around to avoid autoimmune disease.  We will  be able to help identify your health baseline including your gut health.  We will discuss diet, lifestyle changes along with doing  a bioscan to assess...

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Lupus – Autoimmune Disease Utah
Carol Stowell

Here’s What You Need To Know About Lupus – Autoimmune Disease Utah

By on Feb 24, 2014 in Lupus | 0 comments

So, Let’s talk about Lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease; if you don’t know much about autoimmune disease here is some pretty basic stuff you need to know. You need to be able to know and recognize autoimmune disease symptoms. You need to know different types of autoimmune disease, and you need to know autoimmune disease causes. For information about the know-how on autoimmune disease, check out this webpage: autoimmune disease list Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that causes your immune system to attack it’s own tissues. Symptoms of Lupus include: Fatigue Joint Pain Fever Lupus Rash If you think you might have this autoimmune disorder, read this article I found: Lupus — 8 facts you ought to know about this autoimmune disease … http://health.india.com Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:47:21 GMT Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, who recently passed away allegedly of a drug overdose was suffering from an auto-immune disease called lupus. While it wasn’t the direct cause of her death (we’ll have to wait for the official autopsy report for … However, in this day and age patients suffering from the condition can expect a better quality of life. In this article, we tell you eight things you ought to know about the ailment with inputs from Dr Atul … Read more … Here is a direct Quote from this article: Lupus is an autoimmune disease Lupus is regular name of the autoimmune disease called lupus erythematosus. It occurs when the immune system of your body starts attacking itself or becomes allergic to itself. It kind of over reacts to foreign stimulus and generates a large amount of antibodies which attack different tissues in the body. Sometimes, the autoimmune reaction is limited to the skin tissue (in discoid lupus erythematosus-DLE); in other cases the reaction is seen throughout the body (systemic lupus erythematosus-SLE). Here are more articles on autoimmune diseases. The actual cause of the disease is still not known The actual cause is not known because there is no defined trigger that has been identified. ‘There are multiple genes implicated that increase the chances of developing lupus. Sometimes people whose family members have other autoimmune disease may develop lupus’, says Dr Gattani. Women...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Information – Functional Medicine Utah
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Information – Functional Medicine Utah

By on Feb 11, 2014 in Rheumatoid Arthritis | 0 comments

I have said before that you shouldn’t have to cope with rheumatoid arthritis. If you can treat it in the early stages, you can beat it! I don’t mean treat it in the hospital and with infusions… I mean functionally treat your condition. I am not a rheumatoid arthritis doctor, but I am a functional doctor. Here is a book that is available on amazon describing rheumatoid arthritis and the changes that you will face. —- The First Year: Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed Check out customer reviewsPrice:$13.09 New:$5.71 (30) New:$2.92 (48) Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping Author:M.E.A. McNeil Binding:Paperback Manufacturer:Da Capo Press Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a disease characterized by inflammation of the joints, is one of the most disabling forms of arthritis and affects over two million people in the United States. Without proper treatment it can lead to long-term joint damage … Read more … —- Here is what I think: Don’t read this book! 🙂 You shouldn’t have to cope with the changes in your body. Remember that autoimmune diseases are a problem with your immune system! We need to fix your immune system up so it can battle off the bad and wicked cells that are causing your body to be in this condition! In this book, it will teach you how your life is now going to change, and how you are going to be introduced to a new level of stress and illness… So… what color would you like your wheelchair? NOT! Let’s talk about your condition and fix your immune system so you don’t need to worry about what color of wheel chair you will need.   It’s important to treat rheumatoid arthritis in the beginning stages, so if you or someone you know has rheumatoid arthritis in Utah, call me! I am right in the valley and I can help! Carol Stowell Family Nurse Practitioner Salt Lake City, Utah 801-634-2651 I am available at American Wellness or call me to set up an appointment.  American Wellness and Rehab Clinic 677 West 5300 South Murray, Utah 84123 tel: (801)...

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Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis – Salt Lake City, UT
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Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis – Salt Lake City, UT

By on Nov 11, 2013 in Multiple Sclerosis | 0 comments

Hi everyone, Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that attacks your Central Nervous System, which is your spine, brain, and nerves… Many people suffering from this disease have noticed blindness and paralysis.  It’s important to treat MS early on, however, no matter which stage it’s in, I’m sure I can help you. I want to take a minute to share some of the warning signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis that you can look out for that might show you if you have this autoimmune disease. • Tingling in your limbs • Numbness in your limbs • Weakness in your limbs • Frequent loss of balance • Blurred/Doubled vision This chronic illness should not be taken lightly! If you think you or someone you know is having these symptoms, get checked out right away! I was browsing YouTube for MS and I found this video that some people can find very helpful.  It explains how MS works and how/what it does. — — I have been treating patients in Utah with this disease for a while and I can definitely help you!  Call me and lets discuss your options for multiple sclerosis today! – 801-634-2651 Checkout our Multiple Sclerosis Blog for more information as well! Carol Stowell Family Nurse Practitioner Salt Lake City, Utah 801-634-2651 I am available at American Wellness or call me to set up an appointment. American Wellness and Rehab Clinic 677 West 5300 South Murray, Utah 84123 tel: (801) 327-8700...

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Sjogrens Syndrome Victims in Utah… Listen Up
Carol Stowell

Sjogrens Syndrome Victims in Utah… Listen Up

By on Nov 8, 2013 in Sjogrens syndrome | 0 comments

A lot of people with Sjorgrens Syndrome don’t really know what options are available to their treatment.  This disease  Sjogrens Syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease that usually affects women in their middle age.  Here are some of the symptoms: • Dry Eyes • Dry Mouth Most of the testing that is done for this disease is in finding out how much fluid is in your tear ducts and saliva in your mouth. This video is nice to use as a reference for information on this disease, but the truth of the matter is that this chronic illness is very treatable!  Come in and speak with me about your case of Sjogrens Syndrome and I will let you know what your REAL options are.   If you or someone you know in the salt lake valley is suffering from this autoimmune disease, call me for an appointment. Let’s talk about a functional approach to your chronic illness.  I have helped people from Salt Lake City, Murray, Provo, Ogden, Park City, American Fork, Spanish Fork, Draper, West Valley, basically anywhere in the Utah valley.   Carol Stowell Family Nurse Practitioner Salt Lake City, Utah 801-634-2651 I am available at American Wellness or call me to set up an appointment. American Wellness and Rehab Clinic 677 West 5300 South Murray, Utah 84123 tel: (801)...

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