Autoimmune Disease Specialist

Five Stones Healing Arts & Wellness Center

Healing Arts & Wellness Center located in Leesburg, VA

Fifty million Americans have an autoimmune disease, according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. The team at Five Stones Healing Arts & Wellness Center treat patients in Leesburg, Virginia, and offer attentive, individualized treatment approaches for patients who are suffering from a variety of autoimmune diseases and conditions. Call to schedule your appointment today.

Autoimmune Disease Q & A

Five Stones Healing Arts & Wellness Center

An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your body to produces antibodies to attack your body’s tissues. This process can cause a variety of symptoms, including fatigue, pain, joint inflammation, and other symptoms.

The focus of treatment for Autoimmune conditions at the Five Stones Healing Arts and Wellness Center is to look for the underlying root causes and imbalances contributing to the development of the symptoms or illness, and then to restore balance to the body.

There's a range of autoimmune disorders, including:

  • Lupus
  • Psoriasis
  • Vasculitis
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Graves’ disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Guillain-barre syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

What causes an autoimmune disease?

An autoimmune disease can occur when your body makes antibodies to its own tissues and then attacks those tissues.    

Autoimmune disorders cause either abnormally low or high immune system activity. These disorders also harm your ability to fight off infections and significantly increase your susceptibility to catching infections.

The medical team at Five Stones Healing Arts & Wellness Center focus on building and strengthening your immune system. In this way, they help you to manage, heal from, and prevent autoimmune diseases.

What are the most common autoimmune diseases?

The most common autoimmune diseases are:

  • Lupus
  • Graves’ disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

The team at Five Stones Healing Arts & Wellness Center use a multitude of effective holistic, conventional, alternative, and functional medicine treatment methods to help their patients manage these life-changing diseases. Call to book your appointment for compassionate health care at Five Stones Healing Arts & Wellness Center.