Integrative Rheumatologist Dr. Aly Cohen discusses with Dr. Ronald Hoffman the natural treatment of autoimmune diseases like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, spondylitis, and polymyositis. Her knowledge of the risks and benefits of the latest conventional medicines enlightens her decisions on how much to rely upon just natural modalities like diet change and supplements.
Why so much auto-immunity today? Is there such a thing as an anti-inflammatory diet? What are the roles of Leaky Gut Syndrome and alterations in the intestinal microbiome in promoting autoimmunity? Is the Paleo Diet helpful? What vitamins and nutraceuticals decrease inflammation? Do nightshade vegetables promote arthritis? How does environmental toxicity contribute to autoimmunity?
Dr. Aly Cohen discusses these topics with Dr. Ronald Hoffman on the Intelligent Medicine podcast. Click HERE for Part 1.
Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Integrative Rheumatologist Dr. Aly Cohen on the Intelligent Medicine podcast. Click HERE for Part 2.
Dr. Ronald Hoffman is recognized as one of America’s foremost complementary medicine practitioners. He is founder and Medical Director of the Hoffman Center in New York City, author of numerous books and articles for the public and for health professionals, and is host of the popular nationally-syndicated radio program Intelligent Medicine, and the Internet podcast of the same name. Visit Dr. Hoffman’s Intelligent Medicine website.