Archive for July, 2016

Autoimmune Hepatitis & Prebiotics

Contributor: WILSON F. JACKSON, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF

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Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic disease that occurs when your immune system attacks your normal cells and components of your liver, causing damage and inflammation. In the U.S., around 70 percent of autoimmune hepatitis sufferers are female in the age group of between 15 to 40 years of age, according to the American Liver Foundation.… Read more

Gut Health & Seasonal Allergies

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Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever or allergic rhinitis, can be quite bothersome. Allergy symptoms vary from person to person, but may include:

  • Ear pain
  • Red, watery, itchy, and/or puffy eyes
  • Wheezing or other respiratory problems
  • Sneezing
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Loss of smell
  • Coughing
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Throat irritation

What causes allergies?… Read more