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According to the National Institutes of Health, over 23 million Americans currently live with some type of autoimmune disease – which can encompass such potentially debilitating conditions as rheumatic arthritis, lupus, irritable bowel disease, type 1 diabetes, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Autoimmune diseases – which arise when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own organs, tissues and cells – are notoriously complex and difficult to treat.
But encouraging research shows that a common, familiar household staple – baking soda – can function as a potent weapon against them.
A recent study not only revealed baking soda’s ability to fight autoimmune disease – but showcased its ability to work at the cellular and molecular level. For a lowly cooking ingredient, baking soda seems to have some highly sophisticated and powerful effects!
Source: Daily Dose of Baking Soda May Help Combat Autoimmune Disease