In autoimmune diseases, the body attacks and damages its own tissues, often without a clear cause. Examples of autoimmune diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, inflammatory bowel disease and more. These diseases can affect all areas of the body. Naturopathic approach to autoimmunity includes looking the at the person as-a-whole. Many aspects of a person’s health can be investigated to help restore balance to the body. The areas of the body that need support include immunity, inflammation, gut health and toxicity. These need to be treated in order to maximize healing and balance the autoimmunity.