You may not think that autoimmunity is an issue for you because you don’t have a formal diagnosis or revealing symptoms. Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases, and it costs just under 100 billion dollars a year, that is 50 billion dollars more than cancer costs in one year in our country.
It’s your annual medical exam, and you know the routine - you spend 5-10 minutes with your doctor or the nurse practitioner/physician’s assistant, they weigh you, then measure your blood pressure and body temperature. If you’re lucky, they order a basic lab panel for 10-30 blood markers, which is fewer than half of what you really need for quality insight into your health.
Going gluten-free isn’t always enough and taking the next step on your health journey to identify and eliminate cross-reactive foods may be necessary for you to maintain or regain vibrant health.
Last week we discussed the need for Vitamin D and the three phase conversion of Vitamin D3 from the sun, to your skin and your entire body. This week we’ll go a little deeper on how to further support your body in this process.
When I began my career in healthcare I studied Western medicine and deeply appreciate the technology, testing, and life-saving procedures they offer. However, I learned it simply doesn’t offer the right support for a long, vibrant and healthy life. That is why I would like to offer you a few reasons on why you deserve an alternative healthcare provider.