Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune diseases are caused by an imbalance in the body’s immune system. A healthy immune system helps to kill bacteria, viruses, pathogens, and other intruders within the human body. However, when the immune system begins attacking the body itself, it is what is referred to as an autoimmune disease. In reality, an autoimmune disease may cause a particular organ to be under attack or could attack several bodily systems at one time.

Autoimmune diseases have numerous symptoms, including joint pain, swelling and redness, foggy brain, tingling and numbness in body parts, fatigue, loss of hair, rashes on the skin, gut pain, bloating, uncontrollable diarrhea, and more. Anything that causes an inflammatory response within the body can also trigger an autoimmune disease. To begin to heal, you must identify the trigger or source of the inflammation, the root cause of the problem. It is only once this has been determined that the precise corrective measures can be taken so the disease can be healed.

Healthy Habits to Help with Autoimmune Disorders

“Let thy food be thy medicine,” said Hippocrates hundreds of years ago, and in reality, that statement is still true today. In most cases, our ability to overcome an autoimmune disease will come down to dietary choices and nutrient intake. It is crucial to begin the process of healing from autoimmune diseases by changing our diet.

Digging Into the Details About Managing Autoimmune Disorders

I’ve included articles, research, best practices, and more to help you manage autoimmunity naturally.

The Huge Benefit of Supplements for Autoimmune Disorders

Because our bodies produce a matrix of hormones, neurotransmitters, as well as numerous body processes throughout that day, restorative sleep is best achieved when all of these factors remain in good balance with one another. Certain food supplements in addition to your diet can help encourage the body to balance these factors which can indirectly lead to a better, more restful night’s sleep. With changes in our dietary intake in the last few centuries, many necessary nutrients are easily left out of our food intake which is where supplements can help ‘take up the slack’.

Despite the advancements in dietary supplements in the last few years, unfortunately, there are still many less than reputable companies bottling up supplements that are less than effective and some that can even be counterproductive. The most important factors are that your supplements are pure, with no binders or fillers, and are produced in a fashion that allows the body to easily assimilate them for the best effect.

Yoga for Autoimmune Disorders

Though yoga is one of the best overall exercises for the mind and body helping with core strength, flexibility, and stress reduction, it has a directly beneficial effect on your sleep as well. In numerous studies, those suffering from different levels of insomnia found that even a small amount of yoga helped them get to sleep faster and get back to sleep if they woke up during the night.

Our yoga routines are prepared by our senior Yoga therapist who is a 200 ERYT USA Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer in his Yoga Center located in India.

Meditation Routines that Work

Mindful meditation has been directly linked to better sleep and longer sleep in those who suffer from insomnia. With the directed mindful meditation routines custom prepared for you by our meditation expert (and former Buddhist monk) you will be able to find deeper, more restorative sleep becoming a regular part of your daily routine.

Recipes Designed to Support Autoimmune Disorders

Our award-winning on-staff chef and nutritionist has perfected numerous recipes that are not only tasty but incorporate key nutrients needed to support overall good health and restorative sleep. Our hundreds of recipes cover any and all diet protocols including vegan, vegetarian, keto, juicing, as well as numerous dessert recipes.

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Do you find all of these important health factors hard to balance and incorporate into a daily routine? Believe me, you are not the only one. That is why here at Jīvānām Nutrition our certified health professionals can take all of your specific health concerns and goals and create a customized 30-day health protocol designed to maximize your health goals and make sure each important health factor is taken into account.

Our 30-day protocol is created by a certified Ayurvedic Doctor and incorporates yoga, meditation, massage, supplementation, diet, and every other important health factor into a simple to use daily routine that works.

One on One Health Coaching

To absolutely ensure your complete success with your health regimen we also offer one on one health and wellness coaching. Our roster of professionally trained and certified health coaches are on standby to help you with guidance, support, and accountability in achieving your unique health and wellness goals. These can span the gamut from making better nutrition choices to managing stress and anxiety. A health coach can be absolutely instrumental in helping you implement and sustain long-term healthful habits.

Your individual health coach will curate a positive and safe space for you to explore all areas of your well-being through meal plans, specific supplementation, exercise selection, meditation practices, and more all based on your health goals. Their job is to build a custom-tailored plan for you and help you follow through with it to guarantee you maximize your goals.

Dr. Ryan Lacuna is a Naturopathic Doctor, Exercise Physiologist, Medical Researcher, and a Professor
Dr. Kanika Verma is an Ayurveda Consultant with a Focus on Preventive Ayurveda.
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