By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
January 19, 2022
In the January 10th issue of Advanced Natural Wellness, you learned how low levels of vitamin D reduce your immune response. However, while vitamin D supplementation can do a lot to prevent infections and tame autoimmune disorders, there are other factors that can influence the onset and severity of them.
For example, I recently had a patient diagnosed with RA. She had joint pain and swelling in the fingers, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees, ankles; everywhere!
When she came to see me, we did a comprehensive digestive stool analysis. This is a stool test that looks at a lot of things. This includes markers of digestion, absorption, gut permeability, inflammation and immune function. Continue reading