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    Spondylitis – an inflammatory, autoimmune disease

    Spondylitis, also called ankylosing spondylitis, is an inflammatory disease starting in the gut, and leading to an autoimmune response, where the body’s own immune system attacks the bones.

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    Hashimoto’s Disease

    What is Hashimoto’s Disease? Hashimoto’s, Hashimoto’s Disease or Hashimoto Thyroiditis (HT) is medically defined as an autoimmune disease, where the body turns on itself and slowly destroys the thyroid. When the immune system does this, the thyroid makes less and less thyroxin, a hormone which controls metabolism in the body.  This is called hypothyroidism. The medical solution is to reach…

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