Archive for the ‘ AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS ’ Category

MACA ROOT POWDER

MACA ROOT POWDER is widely categorized as a superfood; a food high in micronutrients, essential vitamins and minerals with the power to strengthen cells and cellular response, aid the body in recovering from stress, increase energy and libido. It’s scientific name is Lepidium meyenii and it is a root vegetable that has been cultivated in the Peruvian Andes since 1600 B.C., at altitudes from 8,000 to 14,500 feet. Native Americans and…

LUPUS AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Lupus and Traditional Chinese Medicine Treating lupus with acupuncture and Chinese herbal formula requires that we first understand the disease from the Chinese perspective. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) looks at the human body a little differently than conventional medicine that defines lupus as an auto-immune disease. It is common today to refer to this new perspective as a paradigm shift. It is looking at things a little differently than the…

WHAT IS LEAKY GUT SYNDROME?

If the filtering and/or detoxification systems within the liver are overloaded or inefficient, this will cause toxins, dead cells and microorganisms to build up in the blood stream. This will then increase the workload of the immune system, which will become overloaded and irritated. The immune system will then produce excessive inflammatory chemicals, and in some cases, auto antibodies, because it is in a hyperstimulated state. This may lead to…