Extracts from article "Autoimmune Disorders: Why do I Attack Myself? How Can Oriental Medicine Help?", originally printed in Health News Today.
The National Institute of Health (NIH) reports; “Research discoveries of the last decade have made autoimmune research one of the most promising areas of new discovery” However, The Institute of Medicine reports the US is “behind” other nations in the research of autoimmune diseases.
Our Immune system is composed of cells and organs that defend our body from possible infectious organisms that appear harmful to our body - allergy, parasites, virus, fungi, bacteria etc.
Types of Immune Defenses and Responses
Immune System Organs
Now that you have a better understanding of what you Immune System is and how it works, we can explore why autoimmune diseases occur and how they can be treated using our Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
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Rosanna De La Cruz is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, licensed in New York State. She is a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine certified by NCCAOM and graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She has provided thousands of effective integrative healthcare services to patients with autoimmune disorders. Her goal is to provide exceptional treatments, empower and educate patients to lead a healthier lifestyle and a higher quality of life.