Autoimmune diseases – what to avoid?

Most of us know someone who has a thyroid problem. Many people do not realize, however, that autoimmune diseases affect not only the thyroid gland. This type of disease also includes psoriasis, alopecia areata, lupus erythematosus, Addison’s disease, ulcerative colitis and others.  Autoimmune diseases can make life miserable. By definition, autoimmune disease is a group of diseases in which the body’s immune system destroys its…