The link between gut infections and autoimmunity.


For thousands of years Chinese medicine has identified the gut as being one of the primary players in autoimmune disease.  Finally, modern science is catching up!  A recent study out of Yale examined how one particular infection can trigger autoimmunity.

“Bacteria found in the small intestines of mice and humans can travel to other organs and trigger an autoimmune response, read more here.”

Our standard testing protocol at Origins Medicine goes far beyond testing for just this bacteria identified in the study.  The medical scientific community has now identified multiple infections related to autoimmunity, as well as ratios of healthy bacteria that when disrupted to trigger our own immune systems to attack us.

In order to reverse and heal autoimmune disease the pathogenic infections need to be identified, cleared without disturbing normal flora, and a healthy biome supported.  To learn more about our protocol please read on here.

If you would like to take action on your autoimmune condition please feel free to contact us to discuss your unique situation.

In Health,

Duncan Macdonald, L.Ac.

One Comment

  • Kay says:

    I have poriasis and recently had diverticulitis. Long story and lots of meds in the past 6 months. I have now developed red hands,feet and flushed face which feels hot and sometimes accompanied by slight itching of hands and feet. I know whatever is going on in my gut is affecting my brain. Increased axiety,nervousness and brain fog almost everyday. Can this be connected to increased cortisol,histamine intolerance,ect.

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