The first thing to understand about Celiac disease is that it is an autoimmune disorder, which can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage of the small intestine.
Autoimmune diseases afflict 23.5 million Americans, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, although the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association estimates the number at more than twice that.
A new study has indicated that fasting and going back to traditional diets may help against autoimmune diseases like lupus.
The authors noted that there were many health benefits to seafood, however, women of reproductive age should be mindful of the type of fish they are eating.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating autoimmune disorder that mostly affects the small joints of the hands and feet.