Autoimmune Disorders 自身免疫性疾病

Our bodies have special networks of cells and organs that make up our immune system. This is an integral part of our health, as it defends the body from germs and other invasions. Our immune systems can tell the difference between an outside invader and our own cells…unless we have an autoimmune disorder. One in five Americans suffer with some type of autoimmune disorder. It is widely misunderstood and misdiagnosed. With this type of condition, the body makes antibodies that attack our normal cells instead. As a result, we can experience widespread symptoms throughout the body: pain, fatigue, inflammation, rash, itchy skin, changes in weight, muscle weakness, hair loss, dizziness, digestive problems, changes in vision, and more.
我们的身体有组成我们的免疫系统的细胞和器官的特殊网络。这是一个不可分割的一部分,我们的健康,因为它保护身体免受细菌和其他入侵。我们的免疫系统可以除非我们有一种自身免疫性疾病外的入侵者和我们自己的细胞之间的差异告诉。在五美国人中有一个患有某些类型的自身免疫性疾病。它被广泛误解和误诊。这种类型的情况下,身体使抗体攻击我们的正常细胞,而不是。因此,我们可以在全身广泛的症状:疼痛,疲劳,炎症,皮疹,皮肤瘙痒,体重变化,肌肉无力,脱发,头晕,消化问题,视力的变化,以及更多。
Traditional medicine uses steroids and anti-inflammatory medications to address these symptoms by suppressing our immune system. This reduces the uncomfortable symptoms, but does nothing to improve our overall health or slow the progression of the disease.
传统的药物通过抑制我们的免疫系统来解决这些症状,使用类固醇和抗炎药物来解决这些症状。这减少了不舒服的症状,但并没有改善我们的整体健康或减缓疾病的进展。
Common autoimmune conditions include:
常见的自身免疫性疾病包括:
Autoimmune Hepatitis
自身免疫性肝炎
Celiac Disease
腹腔疾病
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
慢性疲劳综合征
Diabetes (Type I)
糖尿病(Ⅰ型)
Grave’s Disease (Overactive Thyroid)
Graves病(甲亢)
Hashimoto’s Disease (Underactive Thyroid)
Hashimoto氏病(甲状腺)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
炎症性肠病
Inflammatory Myopathies
炎性肌病
Lupus (SLE)
系统性红斑狼疮(SLE)
Multiple Sclerosis
多发性硬化症
Myasthenia Gravis
重症肌无力
Psoriasis
银屑病
Rheumatoid Arthritis
类风湿性关节炎
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are valuable tools in treating autoimmune conditions. Acupuncture helps to regulate the immune system, instead of suppressing it by causing physical reactions in nerve cells, the pituitary gland, and parts of the brain. These responses can cause the body to release proteins, hormones, and brain chemicals that control a number of body functions. This means your immune system can still perform its integral functions, but will be less reactive to our own cells.
针灸和中药是治疗自身免疫性疾病的有价值的工具。针灸有助于调节免疫系统,而不是通过在神经细胞、脑垂体和大脑的部分引起物理反应来抑制免疫系统的作用。这些反应可能会导致身体释放蛋白质,激素和大脑的化学物质,控制一些身体功能。这意味着你的免疫系统仍然可以执行它的整体功能,但对我们自己的细胞不会有太少的反应。
Treatments naturally suppress inflammation by increasing the white blood cell activity and improving circulation. For mild to moderate conditions, acupuncture and Chinese herbs may be enough to control the symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. In more severe cases, acupuncture and Chinese herbs can support western medical treatment, helping to reduce the amount of medications needed, moderate their toxicity, and preserve the health of our bodies and immune system. Unfortunately, pharmaceuticals typically used for autoimmune conditions are very toxic to the liver and kidneys.
通过增加白细胞活性和改善血液循环,自然抑制炎症反应。对于轻度至中度的条件下,针灸和中药可能是足够的控制症状和减缓疾病的进展。在更严重的情况下,针灸和中药可以支持西方的药物治疗,有助于减少所需的药物量,适度的毒性,并保持我们的身体和免疫系统的健康。不幸的是,通常用于自身免疫性疾病的药物对肝脏和肾脏都有很大的毒性。
What causes autoimmune disorders? This is still not fully understood. We know that there seems to be a genetic predisposition to these conditions, which might be triggered by hormonal changes (such as during menopause or pregnancy); chemical, viral or bacterial exposure. Some modern nutritional studies link consumption of cow’s milk by infants, but this has not been solidly proven.
是什么导致自身免疫性疾病?这仍然没有完全理解。我们知道,似乎是一种遗传倾向,这些条件,这可能是由荷尔蒙的变化(如在更年期或怀孕),化学,病毒或细菌暴露引发的。一些现代营养学研究婴儿的牛奶的链接消费,但这并没有得到坚实的证明。
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition or has expressed similar symptoms, please come in for a complimentary consultation so we can discuss how acupuncture may benefit you.
如果你或你所爱的人被诊断为自身免疫性疾病或已表达了类似的症状,请参加一个免费的咨询,以便我们可以讨论如何针灸可能会受益于你。

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