One out of every 12 people has one of these, so chances are good that either you have one or know someone that does. Autoimmune diseases can strike virtually any area of the body and cause extreme pain and discomfort.
Now, before you scratch your head wondering, "What's an autoimmune disease?" here are some examples:
- IBD (inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's and ulcerative colitis)
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Type 1 diabetes
- Multiple sclerosis
- Scleroderma (thickening and hardening of the skin)
- Sjogren's syndrome (chronic dry eyes)
- Graves' disease (overproduction of thyroid hormones)
- Hashimoto's disease (underproduction of thyroid hormones)
- Glomerulonephritis (kidney inflammation that can lead to kidney failure)
- Guillain-Barre' syndrome (weakness, numbness and paralysis)
Simply put, with autoimmune diseases, your body wages war against itself.
Your immune system strikes out against your cells, harming your tissues and causing loss of normal bodily functioning.
This can happen ANYWHERE in your body--that's why you see such a variety of conditions from head to toe listed above.
Autoimmune diseases don't always have a clear pattern of symptoms, so they can be difficult for doctors to diagnose.
But there is one constant with ALL autoimmune diseases...
This is what's happening:
With autoimmune diseases, your immune system sees a harmless substance (like your own cells or tissues) and reacts like it's something dangerous or harmful.
This causes chronic inflammation and other painful symptoms.
Normally, your immune system's Regulatory T cells should "shut down" this overzealous immune response and stop the inflammation.
But when you have an autoimmune disease like the ones above, your Regulatory T cells fail to do their job and the inflammation gets worse and worse.
Now, the typical medical treatment for most autoimmune diseases is, naturally, prescription medication. But these offerings from Big Pharma only address the symptoms -- not the perverse immune system reaction that's taking place. And they can have frightening side-effects.
For example, a drug commonly prescribed for psoriasis (Soriatane) can't even be used by pregnant women because it causes birth defects. So don't get pregnant after you start taking it, or...you know what could happen.
Plus, it can also cause heart attack, stroke, aggressive feelings and/or suicidal thoughts, numbness and thinning of the skin.
And this is just one example!
A much better approach for autoimmune diseases is to tackle the culprit that's causing the problem to begin with -- the immune system.
That's where probiotics may be a big help.
Your immune system's cells (called T cells) are made in your bone marrow. These T cells will develop into one of 2 types -- a Helper T cell or a Regulatory T cell.
Helper T cells patrol your body like a police officer, looking for dangerous invaders. Once they detect a real or perceived threat, they quickly multiply themselves and attack.
Regulatory T cells stop inflammation and keep harmless tissues safe.
Most often the decision of whether a T cell becomes Helper or Regulatory takes place in your gut.
Probiotics in your gut help to encourage more Regulatory T cell formation, which means more cells for your body to naturally fight inflammation.
Plus, probiotics help other cells in your intestinal tract to see normal molecules to be innocent instead of dangerous. This means fewer allergic responses to harmless things like foods, pollen, cat dander, etc.
And ALL of this is great news for people with autoimmune diseases.
Unlike dangerous drugs, probiotics can help address the immune system's mixed-up response to normal tissues and cells.
Super Shield probiotic formula was designed to be a potent and effective helper for a wide variety of health challenges, including autoimmune diseases.
One of Super Shield's strains, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, helps to strengthen your gut-barrier function and has been shown to have a beneficial impact on autoimmune conditions
as well as constipation, diarrhea and IBS symptoms.
Additionally, Super Shield's 12 other medical-grade strains will help keep your gut flora in proper balance, encouraging the formation of more anti-inflammatory T cells.
If you have the challenges of an autoimmune disease, see what a difference it can make to help target it from within--with Super Shield.
To your health,
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PPS: Theresa is no longer bothered by psoriasis thanks to Super Shield:
I have been taking your probiotics for about a year now. I am no longer bothered by psoriasis at the base of my scalp--it's no longer scaly or itchy.
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