Autoimmune Disorders

Bonnie Liakos, DC, DABAN -  - Applied Kinesiologist

Bonnie Liakos, DC, DABAN

Applied Kinesiologist & Chiropractor located in Midtown West, New York, NY & Long Island, Glen Head, NY

More than 80 types of autoimmune disorders have been identified, and many share similar symptoms, making them difficult to diagnose and manage. Dr. Liakos is skilled in helping patients from Long Island and New York City understand the causes of their autoimmune disorders so they can get the most appropriate treatment. To learn more about your treatment options for this condition, please scroll down to read more.

Autoimmune Disorders

What is an autoimmune disorder?

More than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders have been diagnosed. Some of the most common ones are Muscular Sclerosis (MS), Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Psoriasis, Hashimoto (thyroid disease), Graves Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Vasculitis, Celiac Disease  and Type 1 Diabetes.  A disease is classified as autoimmune when a person's immune system, which defends their body against disease, decides that their healthy cells are foreign and any enemy. As a result of this your immune system attacks your healthy body tissues.

What causes autoimmune disorders?

There are many causes for autoimmune disorders. They can be caused by Candida, bacteria, virus, toxic chemicals, environmental irritants, heavy metals, vitamin deficiencies, drugs and medications. There may also be other family members who have been diagnosed with the same or different autoimmune diseases, but in most cases this is not a cause of one's autoimmune disease.

Utilizing holistic treatments for autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune Diseases are very complex and difficult to treat. The traditional medical approach is to treat the symptoms and then be told you have to live with the illness forever. Dr Liakos treats patients  with all types of autoimmune disorders in both her offices through applied kinesiological testing and other lab results.She has successfully been able to diagnose the causes of her patients autoimmune diseases. She utilizes a combination of applied kinesiology and holistic chiropractic protocols, as well as nutrition, exercise, toxicity elimination, lifestyle changes, acupressure, Neuro Emotional Technique (NET), and more. Dr Liakos successfully has been able to help her patients health improve dramatically. Many of her patients with autoimmune diseases are able to live healthy and full lives without any reoccurrence of pain and suffering caused by their autoimmune disease.





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