There is a good chance you will find some degree of autoimmunity in any random person off the street - one out of five Americans currently suffer from autoimmune disease. Their immune system loses the ability to determine self tissues from non-self tissues and launch deliberate attacks against them. This can come in many forms such as diabetes, multiple sclerosis, or rheumatoid arthritis, to name a few. Some simple tests can help you stop or slow the progression. If you have concerns about your status or have a family history of autoimmune disease, this article is for you!
If there’s one thing that everyone experiences at times, it’s stress. More people experience stress than back pain, for example, and a great many of us experience some form of chronic stress. This person might be a student, or a new parent who isn’t sleeping, or in a difficult relationship to name a few. These are things that can go on for a long time. So this is one area that we should all think about using acupuncture for more often!