Autoimmune disease describes more than 80 different medical conditions that occur when the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells by mistake. People with an autoimmune disease face overwhelming challenges when it comes to obtaining effective treatment and relief from their symptoms. At Integrative Therapies of Las Vegas & Med Spa LLC, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, general surgeon Lambert Abeyatunge, MD, FACS, FRCS, FRCSC, FICS, provides some of the most revolutionary treatments for autoimmune conditions currently available with a holistic, integrative approach. Call the office to learn how you can benefit or book a consultation online.
Your immune system is critical when it comes to protecting you from infection and disease. But, when you have an autoimmune disease, this system malfunctions and attacks healthy cells in your body as if they were foreign invaders.
Autoimmune diseases cause problematic symptoms, including:
Most autoimmune diseases cause body-wide inflammation, too. The inflammation may lead to the destruction of body tissue and changes in organ function as well as negative effects on your blood vessels and connective tissue.
Some of the most well-known and common autoimmune diseases are:
Autoimmune diseases may cause symptoms that are always present, or you may experience flare-ups followed by periods during which the symptoms seem to almost disappear.
The exact origin of autoimmune disease isn’t clearly understood. Something in the environment, such as a drug, virus, bacteria, or another chemical, might trigger changes that confuse your immune system and cause it to malfunction. Certain people carry genes that seem to make them more susceptible to acquiring an autoimmune disease.
Specific factors that seem to play a role in the development of an autoimmune disease.
Dr. Abeyatunge approaches your immune condition with an integrative response. He doesn’t just consider your specific symptoms but looks at how your lifestyle, community, living environment, and stress levels may affect your condition.
Dr. Abeyatunge seeks to reduce inflammation, strengthen your immune system, and help you find symptom relief. He’ll thoroughly review your medical and family history and provide a thorough evaluation, which may include screening tests such as a full blood panel and auto-antibody tests.
In addition to lifestyle recommendations such as specific dietary guidelines, supplements, and proper exercise, Dr. Abeyatunge offers revolutionary stem cell therapy to help you resolve autoimmune conditions.
To learn how you can benefit from advanced autoimmune disease treatments, call Integrative Therapies of Las Vegas & Med Spa LLC, or book a consultation using the online booking tool.