Autoimmune conditions are complex disease states, and autoimmune thyroid diseases represent the most prevalent form of autoimmune disease throughout the population. Belinda Reynolds delves deeper into the key immune alterations of these illnesses, and explains the role of specific nutrients in beneficially modifying innate and adaptive immune responses.
From 25-50% of women have at least one episode of UTIs in their lives, and of these, 27% have a relapse during the six months following the first infection, while approximately 3% have two relapses during the same period.
Higher percentages of body fat tend to yield a lowered Vitamin D status. However, evidence shows, Vitamin D is important in regulating metabolic markers associated with obesity and PCOS.
Autoimmune illnesses include 80 or more complex diseases characterised by self-reactive, pathogenic immune responses.
What are the most common immune challenges with young children? And what are the most common herbal and nutritional options to support immunity?
Recent research is indicating a relationship between low Vitamin D status and the incidence of recurrent cough and respiratory infection.
With emerging evidence that vitamin D may mediate immunomodulatory effects in patients with IBD, this study aimed to assess a speciﬁc supplementation regimen of vitamin D to increase serum 25(OH)D to 100-125nmol/L, and to evaluate change in disease activity.
What are the most vital nutrients needed when supplementing in pregnancy and why?