Discovering Wellness Together: A Fresh Approach to Autoimmune Healing

Hey there! I’m Dr Micah Yu , and I’m all about getting to the heart of autoimmune healing. If you’re tired of just managing symptoms, let’s dive into a more complete path.

I’m not your typical medical professional. I’m a firm believer in the power of integrative and functional medicine. My goal? To help you live your best life, despite those autoimmune curveballs.

You won’t find cookie-cutter solutions here. I’m all about personalized care that digs deep. Let’s find out what’s really triggering those flare-ups and get you back on track.  You can see me in person or virtually through my clinic called Dr. Lifestyle in the link below.

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If you’re up for shaking things up and taking charge of your health then you can see me in my clinic in person or virtually.  I consult patients in many different states in the USA and world. My goal is for us to be on a journey to better health, one step at a time.

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Inflammation is a natural response of the body to protect us against harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, injuries, and irritants. However, chronic inflammation can lead to various autoimmune diseases like arthritis and diabetes.

One way to manage chronic inflammation is through a careful dietary approach, which involves avoiding certain foods that can exacerbate inflammation.

Understanding which foods to steer clear is crucial in maintaining a balanced and inflammation-free lifestyle.

You can watch the full video on my youtube channel @MYautoimmuemd

What foods triggers your inflammation? Share it in the comment section! 👇

#inflammation #autoimmunedisease #autoimmune #inflammatoryfoods #unhealthyfood #sugar #autoimmune #ultraprocessedfoods

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Maintaining a healthy diet focused on reducing inflammation is important for overall health. Chronic inflammation has been linked to various health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis. Consuming foods with anti-inflammatory properties can help mitigate this chronic inflammation, potentially lowering the risk of related health issues.

Additionally, an anti-inflammatory diet supports a robust immune system, aiding the body in fighting off infections and illnesses. By choosing foods that reduce inflammation, individuals may experience improved energy levels, better digestion, and an enhanced sense of vitality.

Avoiding processed foods is a crucial aspect of an anti-inflammatory approach to diet. Processed foods are often high in added sugars, unhealthy fats, and artificial additives, which can trigger inflammation in the body. These foods lack the essential nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber found in whole, unprocessed foods.

Opting for fresh, whole foods not only helps in reducing inflammation but also supports weight management, regulates blood sugar levels, and promotes a healthy lifestyle.

A diet centered around natural, unprocessed foods is key to an anti-inflammatory lifestyle and overall better health.

#diet #inflammation #autoimmunedisease #foods #healthyfood #healthyeating #wholefoodnutrition #fruit #vegetables #rheumatologist #integrativemedicine

What’s your favorite diet that helps your inflammation? Share it in the comment section! 👇

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Happy 7 year anniversary @drmelissaskitchen

We did 30000 steps on a 6 hour hike in the redwood national forest to celebrate our anniversary this weekend! This is one of the locations that they filmed jurassic park!

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Microplastics, which are minuscule plastic particles measuring less than 5 millimeters in size, have become a growing concern due to their pervasive presence in various environments. These tiny plastic fragments originate from sources such as
➡️ the degradation of larger plastic items
➡️the shedding of microfibers from clothing,
➡️and the breakdown of consumer products like personal care items.
Their small size makes them difficult to detect and remove, allowing them to accumulate in oceans, rivers, soil, and even in the air. Studies have shown that This widespread distribution has raised alarms about their potential ecological and health impacts. Marine life often mistakes microplastics for food, ingesting them and possibly transferring them up the food chain. Furthermore, these particles can absorb and release harmful chemicals. Addressing the issue of microplastics requires concerted efforts to
➡️ reduce plastic pollution at its sources,
➡️promote responsible plastic use,
➡️develop innovative strategies for its removal and management.

Share with us your own practice to minimize the use of plastic!

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#microplastics #microplastic #environmentaltoxins #toxic #plastic #plasticfree #environment #autoimmune #earthfocus #earth

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Immunoglobulin A vasculitis (IgAV) also known as Henoch-Schönlein purpura, is the most common systemic vasculitis in children. This disease involves the inflammation of small blood vessels. The usual symptoms are
➡️ joint pain,
➡️ GI symptoms including
➡️ abdominal pain
➡️ kidney involvement and
➡️ purpuric rash.

The abdominal pain can be very severe in IgA vasculitis, sometimes prompting an ER visit.

Do you have any experience with IgAV? Share it with us in the comment section! 👇

PMID: 36263029

#immunoglobulinavasculitis #henochschonleinpurpura #henochschönleinpurpura #autoimmune #autoimmunedisease #vasculitis #myautoimmunemd #rheumatologist #immunoglobulin #immunoglobulinavasculitis

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Molds are tiny organisms that can grow on damp surfaces both indoors and outdoors. While some molds are harmless, others can produce toxins that pose health risks to humans. When these toxic molds release spores into the air, people can be exposed through inhalation or skin contact. This can lead to various health issues, ranging from mild allergic reactions like sneezing and coughing to more severe symptoms like respiratory problems and headaches. Vulnerable individuals, such as those with allergies or weakened immune systems, may be particularly sensitive to mold`s toxicity. It`s important to address mold issues promptly by eliminating sources of moisture, to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Share with us your ways in removing molds in your house!
Comment ⬇️

#molds #indoormoldistoxic #mold #moldtoxicity #moldawareness #environmentaltoxins #environmentalpollution #toxinfreehome

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Reiki is a form of biofield energy that taps into the body`s natural healing. Originating from ancient Eastern traditions, Reiki involves a practitioner`s hands lightly touching or hovering over your body, allowing positive energy to flow into you. This energy aims to
✅ dissolve blockages
✅ reduce tension and
✅ induce deep relaxation.
Reiki is also known for its ability to calm the mind and ease stress.
Comment down your experience with Reiki therapy! 👇

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#reiki #mindbodyspirit #reikihealing #reikienergy #reikilife #reikihealingenergy #reikitherapy #reiki

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