Autoimmune Disease Awareness


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autoimmune-disease-awarenessProducer and actress Kellie Martin shares her personal experience with autoimmune disorders.The incidence of autoimmune diseases has been on the rise. By increasing awareness, diagnosis and treatment can save lives.
Producer and actress Kellie Martin lost her younger sister to an undiagnosed autoimmune disorder. A virus, stress and undiagnosed lupus created the perfect storm, ending Heather’s young life.
Symptoms are seemingly unrelated. They may come and go. Keeping a journal of symptoms will help your doctor with a diagnosis. Be your own advocate.
As the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) Spokesperson, Kellie advocates for taking preventative measures. A healthy gut, regular exercise and a smart diet can improve your health and reduce potential for developing an autoimmune disease.
Listen as Kellie joins Dr. Holly Lucille to share more about autoimmune disease awareness.

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