Endometriosis is a disease of immune dysfunction

Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease that’s affected by hormones but is not caused by hormones. Instead, endometriosis is, at least in part, a disease of immune dysfunction. In this episode, Lara discusses some of the new endometriosis research including:the link with genes that increase the risk of autoimmune diseasethe role of a bacterial toxin called lipopolysaccharide or LPS, andnew targets for natural immune-modulating treatment.Links to:Blog post: Immune treatment for endometriosis Blog post: Why I prescribe iodine for breast pain, ovarian cysts, and PMDD

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