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Autoimmunity

Autoimmune diseases like Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, type 1 diabetes, alopecia, vitiligo, psoriasis, etc, are being reported at ever increasing rates. Functional medicine takes a whole new approach to addressing chronic conditions by focusing on the causes, not the symptoms. In his clinic, Dr. Ruscio seeks to help patients with autoimmune symptoms identify the root cause – the trigger causing their immune system to run out of control. This may include autoimmune or anti-inflammatory diet protocols to remove possible triggers, lab test, or removal of environmental exposure.

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Will You Become Hypothyroid?

The two main markers that usually lead to hypothyroidism are elevated thyroid antibodies and TSH. Here we discuss simple, effective strategies to help lower your thyroid antibodies and help prevent hypothyroidism. If you...[Read more]