Natural Treatments for Immunological Disorders

Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from a form of autoimmune disease today. Several million of them live within driving distance from our Houston facility in the Woodlands, and Texas suburbs. Generally, when it comes to autoimmune disorders, many traditional doctors only treat the symptoms of the illness. Even when the underlying condition is identified, conventional treatments frequently fail to provide a cure.

Internal Healing & Wellness MD prefers to treat autoimmune disorders with a comprehensive approach using Functional Medicine, rather than relying on medications that further weaken the immune system. When designing treatment programs for our patients, we make every effort to provide a thorough and personalized approach. Some of the options that have proven to be successful include:

Shifting to an Anti-inflammatory Diet

Shifting to an Anti-inflammatory Diet

Inflammation is one of the primary causes of autoimmune diseases, and it is also one of the most common symptoms. Anti-inflammatory foods, such as organic greens and fruits, leafy vegetables, grass-fed cattle, and healthy oils (olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil), among others, can help you avoid this condition. We also recommend avoiding highly processed foods, as well as trans-fat, sugar substitutes, refined carbs, genetically modified products, gluten, and dairy, all of which have been associated with inflation.

Allowing your Gut to Heal and Improve

Allowing your Gut to Heal and Improve

If your stomach and microbiome are not healthy, changing your diet will not make much of a difference. Keep in mind that your digestive system is one of your most important immune barriers, and it requires regular care to work properly. A "leaky gut" condition, for example occurs when your digestive tract becomes permeable, enabling bacteria and even undigested food to enter your bloodstream. This can eventually develop into an autoimmune disease. To help in the recovery of your abdomen and intestines, Functional Medicine doctors recommend consuming probiotic strains and probiotics to replenish your stomach with good bacteria. Eating collagen-rich meals, such as bone broth, can also provide your body with the components it requires to heal your intestinal lining.

Check for Food Sensitivities

Check for Food Sensitivities

The benefits of consulting a physician with Functional Medicine training is that they will frequently address autoimmune problems by testing for food allergies such as celiac and other inflammation-causing factors right away. They are more likely to look into mold toxicity, heavy metal anomalies, and other diseases that conventional doctors overlook.

Incorporate Exercise, Rest, and Stress Management into your Daily Lives

Incorporate Exercise, Rest, and Stress Management into your Daily Lives

Because regular exercise is so effective at reducing inflammation, it's usually one of the first things we recommend to our patients. Even basic activity can have significant benefits on physical and mental health, particularly when it comes to stress management. Prolonged periods of stress have been linked to inflammation and autoimmune diseases; it also causes damage to your body in a variety of ways. Our Functional Medicine doctors at our center located in Houston and The Woodlands, are committed to showing you how to regulate your stress levels and overcome any depression or anxiety that could happen as a result. We specifically emphasize on relaxation and meditation, because if you give your body enough time to heal, you will be surprised at the results.

Shifting to an Anti-inflammatory Diet

Immunization Supplements

Aside from prebiotics, there are a number of medications that can help with gut repair and overall immune system strength. To treat such issues, it is important for us at Internal Healing and Wellness MD, Houston, to use a Functional and Holistic medicinal approach. Here is a selection of some immunization supplements:

  • L-glutamine
  • Quercetin
  • Rutin
  • Vitamin D
  • Fish oil
  • Vitamin C

If you feel you may be suffering from an autoimmune condition, it is recommended you start taking these vitamins right now. You might be surprised at how quickly your condition will improve.

Internal Healing and Wellness MD’s Natural Autoimmune Support

At Internal Healing and Wellness MD, in Greater Houston and The Woodlands, we treat patients who struggle with autoimmune diseases in a comprehensive approach using Functional and Holistic medicine. Book a consultation with one of the specialists on Dr. Khan’s team, the remedies and therapies applied by our doctors do not rely on a standardized medication program. Instead the autoimmune experts at our facility, look for the underlying cause of the illness and accordingly propose a more natural and healthy treatment plan.

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With a 60-minute initial consultation, our patients will have plenty of time to comprehend and understand their health conditions as well as their medical history. Gathering this vital information will help us in developing the lifestyle plans that are best suited to their routine.

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At Internal Healing and Wellness MD, in The Woodlands, the team of Functional Medicine doctors and digestive health experts, is dedicated to assisting you in your pursuit of health and physical wellness. Recognizing the progress you make and acknowledging your setbacks is essential in determining your course. Our main objective and primary responsibility is to provide the patient with proper guidance so that they can enjoy a satisfying and healthy life with the use of a mix of knowledge, therapy, and assistance.

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Our job here at Internal Healing and Wellness MD in The Woodlands, is to assist you! We believe that your journey should begin with a meticulous evaluation and analysis of different areas of your lifestyle, such as your habits, health, and social life. This assessment will not only allow us to identify likely causes of potential health problems, but it will also assist us in developing a plan suitable to you and your daily routine.

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Our team of holistic doctors and Functional Medicine doctors is here to help you every step of the way, so that your focus, even if temporarily diverted, can be redirected to your progress. Accordingly, you will be able to grow and begin to achieve and reach your health and fitness goals. The most significant benefit is the optimization of your recovery and how it inspires a lifelong improvement in health conditions.

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