Our bodies speak to us through symptoms. When we ignore symptoms that disrupt our lives, our body may adapt to increasingly harmful states of mind, body, and spirit, which can increase the intensity, frequency, and number of symptoms. That’s when the body continues to break down.
Autoimmune disease can cause chronic inflammatory attack against one’s own cells. A few examples: rheumatoid arthritis is the body attacking the joints; Hashimoto’s or Graves disease is the immune system turning against the thyroid.
While conventional medicine treats the symptoms, naturopathic medicine looks at the entire body and individual as a whole, assessing diet, environmental factors, lifestyle, physical and emotional stress, hormone balance, and digestive health.
The naturopathic approach sees each individual as unique, and looks closely at how their body works and how specific symptoms affect him or her. A naturopathic physician also observes how a person responds to stress, and aims to restore balance to their overall system.
To support the body in healing autoimmune disorders, lab tests and a personalized treatment plan can help maximize healing. For example:
If you or someone you know is challenged by an autoimmune disease, our autoimmune naturopaths in Seattle, Washington, can help. Contact our team today for in-depth answers to your questions and a personalized treatment plan that creates a path to wellness!
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