Research Says Drinking Baking Soda May Help In Autoimmune Diseases, Here Are The Details

There is no denying the fact that the biggest wealth of the world is disease-free life but as our age increases, our immunity decreases and chances of us catching diseases also rises. Despite the fact that there has been a lot of scientific advancement in the field of medical science, there are some diseases which are not completely curable, though medicines and procedures are available to contain the disease and keep the condition of the patient stable.

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Our immune system protects us from the bacteria and viruses which spread diseases but what will happen if our immune system attacks us:

What does our immune system do?

Our immune system saves us from bacteria and viruses which spread diseases by sending fighter cells when our body is attacked by these foreign invaders. The strength of our immune system depends a lot on our lifestyle habits such as living healthy, eating healthy, etc, and taking good care of our body.

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What are autoimmune diseases?

Usually, our immune system knows the difference between our cells and foreign cells and it sends fighter cells whenever our body is attacked by foreign cells. However, autoimmune diseases happen when our immune system starts attacking our body by mistake. It considers some part of our body as a foreign part, such as joints or skin and sends autoantibodies to attack the healthy cells of the body.     

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Types of autoimmune diseases:

There are various autoimmune diseases such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, type 1 diabetes, vitiligo, lupus, myasthenia gravis and rheumatoid arthritis. While some autoimmune diseases affect only one part of the body, some affect the complete body for example, type 1 diabetes have a bad effect on pancreas while lupus has a harmful effect on the complete body.

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Good news for the patients:

There is good news for the patients of autoimmune diseases as it has been found that drinking baking soda can help them in getting rid of the disease. It is being said that if a patient consumes a daily dose of baking soda, the inflammation caused by these diseases can be reduced significantly.

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The research says:

Asper a study conducted in the Medical School of Georgia, the baking soda can be a cost-effective remedy to combat against the autoimmune diseases. The findings were published in the Journal of Immunology, and it stated when the solution of baking soda was consumed by mice and people with good health, more acid was produced by the stomach for digesting the next meal.

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