In its simplest form an autoimmune disease is a disease of inflammation, which often results in some type of pain. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Graves' Disease, IBS, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Crohn's Disease, MS, Asthma, Type I Diabetes are all autoimmune diseases and the list goes on and on. Listen in as we discuss new findings that the foods we're eating may be the root cause of an autoimmune condition, and what impact eliminating those foods may have.
Today's Dishing Up Nutrition is all about neuropathy; which is essentially nerve damage that often causes a prickly or tingling sensation, numbness or muscle weakness in hands and feet. We'll be answering some common questions like: What causes neuropathy? What are some treatments for neuropathy? And what are some foods and supplements that may help relieve some of the symptoms? Dr. Robert Silverman will be joining us today to provide further insight into possible ways to restore and heal damage to peripheral nerves.