WHAT EFFECTS IS THE COVID-19 - Lifestyle Having on Those with AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE?
Natural Solutions|October 2020
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WHAT EFFECTS IS THE COVID-19 - Lifestyle Having on Those with AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE?
The greatest emphasis on preventing the spread of coronavirus has been geared toward the elderly and those with autoimmune disease, and for good reason.
DR. CHAD LARSON

While these groups are not necessarily more likely to contract COVID-19, they are more likely to have severe and even life-threatening complications. For the elderly, weakened immune systems have a hard time fighting this stubborn disease. But for those with autoimmune disease, the effects of COVID-19 and this new, uninvited stagnant lifestyle are a little more complex.

The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) estimates that 50 million Americans have one or more of more than 100 autoimmune diseases. That’s a lot of people requiring extra consideration in preventing the spread of COVID-19 or any virus! Within the complexities of autoimmune disease emerge a few reasons this higher-risk group should be more concerned:

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October 2020