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autoimmune diseases of the digestive system?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Multifactorial cause: Inflammatory bowel disease is the multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. Proper nutrition is vitally important in reducing symptoms and keeping the disease minimized. Avoid sugars, fried foods, food additives, manage stress, a metabolically directed approach can be helpful.
Answered on Jun 6, 2019
Dr. David Greenfield
40 years experience Rheumatology
Many : Celiac disease, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, scleroderma, lupus, sjogren's syndrome, autoimmune hepatitis, some forms of vasculitis.
Answered on Jun 6, 2019

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