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Are You or Someone You Know One of the 80 Million?

Are You or Someone You Know One of the 80 Million?

ARE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW ONE OF THE 80 MILLION? THE PROBLEM You’re probably asking what in the heck I’m talking about. Kudarat was started as part of the answer to that question. But let’s back up a minute and answer this question. Are you or someone you know one of the 80 million what? I’m talking about autoimmune diseases. Did you know that autoimmune diseases are collectively the number one disease condition in the US? For real. According to Dr. Michael Ash, there are now around 80 million people in North America that are dealing with autoimmune issues. The thing is, this is really a modern day epidemic. In 1900, one in 10,000 had some sort of autoimmune disease. Now, it’s one in 250! Let that sink in a minute. On top of that, there are three times as many women as men that are affected. Autoimmune diseases are the number one cause of death in women under the age of 65. And, once you develop one autoimmune disease, you’re likely to develop more than one. I personally dealt with a big ole pile of them. It’s like a domino effect – once you get one, more tend to follow. It definitely adds complexity to the equation when you’re trying to heal. Here’s the thing about autoimmune diseases. You aren’t healthy one day and then BAM you’re sick the next, even though it might seem that way. The damage builds up over time. We’re talking years! The damage is silently taking place inside of your body. Those antibodies build up and up. As they build up, the...