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What Triggers Autoimmune Conditions?

  • Bacteria e.g. SIBO, Helicobacter pylori, Blastocystis hominis, Lyme disease
  • Viruses g. EBV, CMV, hepatitis C virus, measles virus
  • Parasites e.g. worms, amoebas, protozoa
  • Candida overgrowth
  • Drugs e.g. Sulfadiazine, Hydralazine, Procainamide, Isoniazid, Methyldopa, Quinidine, Minocycline, Chlorpromazine
  • Chemical & environmental irritants e.g. pesticides (glyphosate), phthalates, dioxins, flame-retardants, Teflon, silica, asbestos, heavy metals (such as mercury, lead), solvents, hydrazines, hair dyes, industrial emissions and hazardous waste
  • Stress
  • Sex hormones e.g. oestrogen
  • Diet & food allergens e.g. grains, sugar, dairy, eggs, soy, nightshades, nuts, seeds
  • Poor gut health e.g. weakened microbiome
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