Posts Tagged ‘autoimmune disease’

Did childhood trauma play a role in your autoimmunity?

December 2nd, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Heal old wounds to manage autoimmunity As a clinical nutritionist and chiropractic neurologist, I support patients from Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other areas of the Capital District for various chronic health issues, including leaky gut, obesity, chronic fatigue, brain disorders, autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, sleep problems, [...]

Five little-known things that make autoimmunity worse

October 8th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Look for stressors you may not be aware of If you are managing your autoimmune disease through diet and lifestyle, then you probably know about the autoimmune diet  supplements, non-toxic home and body products, and getting enough rest. But are you aware of hidden sources of stress [...]

If you have autoimmunity you need to look at leaky gut

July 14th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Address leaky gut if you have autoimmunity When someone has autoimmunity one of the primary things we look for is leaky gut, a condition in which the intestinal wall is damaged, as it is usually a key factor. Autoimmunity is an extremely common disorder today in [...]

Mystery symptoms? Lab testing can reveal whether it’s autoimmune

July 7th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Your symptoms could be caused by autoimmunity Do you have chronic, mysterious symptoms that drag your life down but your lab tests come back normal? You may have an autoimmune reaction, a disorder in which your immune system attacks and destroys a part of your body. [...]

Do you sometimes “crash” with debilitating fatigue?

March 25th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Do you “crash” after a busy or stressful event, suffering from extreme exhaustion that keeps you confined to your bed or couch? Do these crashes last anywhere from a day to a week or even longer? If so, you’re not alone and you may suffer from autoimmunity, a condition in which the immune system attacks [...]

BPAs in store receipts can trigger autoimmunity and other health issues

November 12th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Avoid BPA as much as possible BPA (bisphenol-A) is gaining recognition as an undesirable toxin that people now try to avoid in plastics, particularly water bottles. But it’s harder to avoid than you think – research shows handling those seemingly innocuous store receipts quickly raises blood levels of [...]

Combine resveratrol and curcumin for maximum inflammation-quenching

October 21st, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Combined these supplements work better than alone When it comes to battling inflammation and autoimmunity, research shows resveratrol and curcumin work better when taken together than separately. Supplemental resveratrol is derived from Japanese knotweed and the compound is also found in the skin of red grapes. [...]

Is “silent” autoimmunity causing your mysterious symptoms?

September 3rd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Are your symptoms caused by undiagnosed autoimmunity Autoimmune disease has become frighteningly common today. This degenerative condition, which can affect any tissue in the body or brain, happens when the immune system attacks and destroys the body as if it were a foreign invader. Chances are [...]

Why getting high on life is good for your immune system

July 2nd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Doing things that make you feel good regulate immune health We all like things that make us high on life — that feel-good rush after exercising, a good belly laugh, playful activities with friends, meditation, a good massage, or a loved one’s touch. These are examples [...]

Valentine’s gift ideas for a loved one with a chronic illness

February 11th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Be aware of your loved one’s needs and limits With Valentine’s Day around the corner, have you thought about how to express your affection for someone you love who lives with a chronic illness? Chronic illness is at an all-time high in the United States, with 75 percent [...]