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Immunity & Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease often underlies dozens of mysterious and chronic health conditions. Learn how to reduce your symptoms, avoid flares, and recover from autoimmunity.

What Is Autoimmune Disease?
What causes autoimmunity, and can it be prevented? Can it be cured? Check out this article to learn more about autoimmune disease and get tips on preventing or managing the condition.
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Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance: Why the Difference Matters
There are major differences between a true food allergy and a food intolerance. Here are some examples of common food intolerances and how healing your gut can, in some cases, alleviate the problem.
The difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance—like lactose intolerance, which would be triggered by this dairy food—can impact how you deal with the problem.
Diet and Autoimmune Disease: What You Need to Know
Millions around the world are affected by an autoimmune disease. Learn what the research says, the connection between diet and autoimmune disease, and how to determine the most effective dietary approach for you.
Including this chicken liver in your diet can help alleviate autoimmune disease.
AIP for IBD: The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Do you have inflammatory bowel disease? A recent study put the Paleo autoimmune protocol to the test in patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and the results are quite remarkable.
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RHR: Will I Have to Follow This Diet Forever?
Today I’m addressing a listener question regarding diet restrictions for those suffering from autoimmune disease and how often it is possible to reintroduce favorite foods after a period of time.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
RHR: Treating Viral Pneumonia and Other Infections
Pneumonia is a frightening illness, especially when it strikes an elderly family member. In today’s podcast, I discuss the botanical treatments I used after my father developed pneumonia during a hospital stay.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Could Your Histamine Intolerance Really Be Mast Cell Activation Disorder?
Do you have trouble with histamine? Research shows that mast cell activation syndrome induces a hyperactive immune system, causing the release of histamine.
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The Promising Potential of Medical Marijuana
Medical marijuana is now legal in several U.S. states. Read on to learn about the most promising potential applications of medical marijuana and the current state of marijuana research.
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RHR: How To Tell If You Have A Leaky Gut
The intestinal barrier plays a critical role in health. When this barrier malfunctions, it can cause allergies and autoimmune disorders. This is called “leaky gut.” How do you know if you have it?
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser