8 Ways To Deal With Autoimmune Disorders


What are autoimmune disorders? An autoimmune disorder is a condition where immune system is unable to differentiate between the healthy cells and the harmful foreign invaders like bacteria.

Some of the reasons for getting affected by autoimmune disorders are chronic inflammation due to food allergies like gluten intolerance, mycotoxins from molds and viruses like herpes simplex and epstein barr, an illness related with fever, soar throat and swollen lymph in the neck.

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When the immune cells produce more cells than normal, they collectively attack the healthy cells which give rise to autoimmune disorders. This disorder mostly affects women and might include arthritis, psoriasis, type 1 diabetes, lupus, multiple sclerosis and thyroid.

The symptoms of these disorders range from mild( joint pain and swelling) to acute. While the acute symptoms needs proper medical help; the mild autoimmune disorders can be treated at home easily.

In this article, we have listed out some of the ways to cure autoimmune disorders naturally. Read on to know more about it.


Cinnamon is widely used as a remedy for diabetes and high blood pressure. According to a research, cinnamon is equally good in treating autoimmune diseases as other health ailments. Regular consumption of cinnamon effectively treats arthritis.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is another best ingredient to treat autoimmune disorders. It contains vitamin B5, calcium, manganese, potassium and phosphorous that helps to reduce swelling and joint pain.


One of the most important ingredients found in turmeric is, curcumin. It not only suppresses inflammation boosting enzymes in arthritis but also works on crohn's disease (a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines) and ulcerative colitis (a form of inflammatory bowel disease).


The anti-inflammatory property of ginger assists in dealing with autoimmune disorders. It efficiently reduces inflammation in the stomach too.

Aloe Vera

Salicylic acid and lupeol present in aloe vera has pain relieving effects. The chemical compounds present in it provides an anti-inflammatory effect in arthritis.


Bromelain enzyme present in a pineapple is packed with anti-inflammatory properties. It provides relief for autoimmune disorders like arthritis and spondylitis.

Fish Oil

The anti-inflammatory property and essential fatty acids present in fish oil alleviates joint pain and reduces the symptoms of arthritis.

Coconut Oil

Since coconut oil has analgesic properties, it is highly effective in treating autoimmune disorders like colitis (inflammation of the inner lining of the colon) and spondylitis.

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Story first published: Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:54 [IST]
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