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Diet Find And Remove Food Sensitivities – The ingestion of allergenic foods have been reported to cause a decline in platelet counts from 15% to 40%. The biggest culprits are dairy, gluten, soy and eggs. Lifestyle Stress can impact the immune system in such a way that can exacerbate autoimmune conditions. Take steps to regulate stress within

Diet Decrease refined carbohydrates. Carbohydrates can cause insulin resistance which can place the body into an inflamed state where allergies propagate. Eat as many raw vegetables as possible, but watch for foods that worsen the allergies Dairy can be a big problem for people who are prone to asthma and allergies Lifestyle Use an air

Diet Decrease refined carbohydrates. Carbohydrates can cause insulin resistance which negatively impact hormones. When hormones are out of balance acne can result. Learn to avoid gluten in foods. Gluten is a protein found in many grains which can trigger inflammatory reactions in the skin. There are many books about gluten-free living Cut unhealthy fats such

Diet Cut down on caffeine & alcohol. Focus on a whole food diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, meat, and nuts. Eat wild-caught, cold-water fish for healthy omega-3 fats. Avoid hydrogenated and trans-fatty acids Keep well hydrated with purified water. Lifestyle Stress is known to trigger polymalgia rheumatica, primarily due to the inflammatory effect of stress

Diet Follow a low-food allergy diet free from common allergens such as: Wheat Gluten Dairy Soy Eggs Limit vegetable oils containing large quantities of polyunsaturated fats. Focus on either Extra Virgin Coconut Oil or High-Polyphenol Extra-Virgin Olive Oil   Lifestyle Scleroderma can be initiated by exposure to chemicals such as: plastics, solvents, drugs, silica powder,

Diet Decrease or eliminate lactose (usually from dairy foods). Decrease oligosaccharide containing foods (beans, artichokes, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, etc). Decrease fructose intake from fruits, sugary foods, & drinks containing fructose. Decrease or eliminate sugar alcohols, usually found in sugar-free foods. Examples: sorbitol, malitol, xylitol. Lifestyle Exercise is important to keep the bowels functioning optimally. Antibiotic

Diet Eat foods that are rich in vitamin C (i.e., citrus peppers, kiwi, berries, kale, tomatoes, melons, broccoli, etc.). Vitamin C from food has been shown to decrease intraocular pressure. Eat foods that are good sources of Omega-3 fatty acids – wild, cold water fish, flax oil, chia seeds, walnuts, etc. Avoid food additives, especially

Diet Look into pursuing an elimination diet to reduce exposure to potential food allergens. The most common food sensitivities are: dairy, wheat/gluten, eggs, soy, citrus & corn. Avoid processed foods that contain stabilizers & suspending agents. Eating foods that are high fiber may help to prevent colitis episodes. If you are having an active bout

Diet Limit red meat which may increase iron load and elevate inflammatory fats within the body. Consume organic foods when possible to limit exposure to pesticides and herbicides. Consume clean sources of wild caught, Alaskan Sockeye Salmon. If certified clean sources are not available, avoid fish consumption and resort to omega-3 fish oil supplements instead.