Category Archives for "Autoimmune"

Jul 18

The Alkaline Method: Take Back Control of Your Health

By Connie Jeon | Autoimmune , Blog , Health , Mindfulness , Movement , Nutrition , Physical Therapy

Hi. Dr. Connie here. I’ve been a clinician and a patient for over 19 years. My journey to health was a convoluted one. I’ve experienced the ups and downs of living with an unpredictable autoimmune condition. Subject to conventional treatments such as chemotherapy, corticosteroids, NSAIDS, DMARDS, and biologics, I was offered different meds for just […]

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Jul 04

Autoimmune-Immune System How You Can Support It and Prevent Disease

By Connie Jeon | Autoimmune , Functional Medicine , Nutrition , Physical Therapy

Autoimmune-Immune System Every minute of everyday, your immune system protects you from multitude of bacteria, chemicals, viruses, and allergens.   A healthy immune system should mount an appropriate and timely response to these harmful substances. But even the healthy immune system can be overtaken such as when you catch a cold or flu.  Repeated attack can […]

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Mar 31

Autoimmune disease progression

By Connie Jeon | Autoimmune , Blog

The progression of autoimmune diseases has been on the rise in western industrialized countries over the past 50 years. Autoimmune diseases include Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, Scleroderma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Irritable Bowl Disease. Due to its rise in industrialized countries, autoimmune diseases have been labeled as western diseases caused by environmental toxicity, previous infection, poor diet […]

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Mar 23

Results are in!

By Connie Jeon | Autoimmune , Blog

I just went to my nephrologist and got the results of all my labs that include lupus panel, protein in my urine, the basic chemistry, lipids, etc.  The nurse felt so bad because she took so much blood.  It’s the first lab since my detox already 2 months ago and I’m happy to announce that […]

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Mar 22

Lupus Flare

By Connie Jeon | Autoimmune , Blog

Ok, so I’ve been a maverick when it comes to managing my Lupus, choosing the nutraceuticals over pharmaceuticals for over two years.  However, I found that my body has a mind of its own. Despite all my healthy efforts, I’ve relapsed and have proteinuria, extreme fatigue, arthritic joints, and the lab results to support that […]

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Mar 21

How xenoestrogens can cause inflammation

By Connie Jeon | Autoimmune , Blog

How xenoestrogens can cause inflammation: Xenoestrogens are substances that mimic estrogen in the body, resulting in estrogen dominance. Xenoestrogens can be found in makeup products, food, pesticides, fertilizer, plastics (tupperware), and cleaning products. Current research concludes that xenoestrogens can cause inflammation, leading to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and autoimmune diseases. An increased […]

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