• Why Autoimmune Diseases Are on the Rise - Especially After COVID

    3 days ago - By Dr Frank Lipman

    Your immune system lives to protect you. Like an elite security detail, it guards your body's perimeters and swiftly deals with troublemakers, such as minor pathogens and cancer cells. It uses a range of tools, including the inflammatory response and specialized immune cells that attack invaders. Once it has vanquished the enemy, the immune system settles back into a state of cool, calm surveillance.
    Or at least that's how it's supposed to work.
    Sometimes the immune system gets confused and attacks the body it's meant to protect. This is called autoimmunity , or, literally, immunity to...
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