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Unlocking the Connection Between Autoimmune Diseases and Collagen-Induced Chronic Pain


Are you struggling with chronic joint and tendon pain? Do you experience chronic inflammation and discomfort? If so, you are not alone. In this article, we will explore the connection between autoimmune diseases and collagen, shedding light on a complex and often misunderstood aspect of chronic pain.

utoimmune attack on collagen, causing chronic pain

The Prevalence of Autoimmune Diseases

Did you know that autoimmune diseases affect more than 23 million individuals in the United States alone? Shockingly, this figure is more than twice the number of individuals diagnosed with cancer. Furthermore, autoimmune diseases are estimated to cost a staggering 100 billion dollars to treat in the United States annually, compared to 57 billion dollars for cancer. Despite this, research funding for autoimmune diseases lags far behind that of cancer, with only 591 million dollars allocated for autoimmune disease research, compared to 61 billion dollars for cancer research.

utoimmune attack on collagen, causing chronic pain

The Connection Between Autoimmune Diseases and Collagen

Collagen is a vital component of our body's connective tissues, found in tendons, ligaments, skin, cartilage, bones, blood vessels, and the gut. When our immune system mistakenly attacks collagen, it can result in chronic joint and tendon pain, muscle pain, and inflammation. Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and systemic scleroderma can all target collagen, leading to debilitating symptoms and a reduced quality of life.

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The Importance of Diagnostic Testing

Diagnostic testing is crucial in identifying the underlying autoimmune components of chronic joint and tendon pain. The Array 5 test from Cyrex Labs, for example, checks for autoimmune disease against specific tissues in your body, including 24 different markers. This test provides insights into the extent of your immune system's response and its impact on your overall well-being. In particular, it can identify the presence of antibodies against collagen and other markers associated with joint and tendon-related issues.

Deciphering the Impact of Autoimmune Disorders on Collagen and Chronic Pain

Embracing a Path to Recovery

By gaining a better understanding of the underlying autoimmune components of chronic joint and tendon pain, individuals can seek out tailored treatment options and targeted interventions. Guided programs can provide invaluable support and assistance in your journey towards a pain-free life. With greater awareness, research funding, and improved diagnostic approaches, we can unlock the secrets to a life free from the constraints of chronic pain.


Chronic joint and tendon pain can be challenging to manage and reduce, but by unraveling the complexities of autoimmune diseases targeting collagen, we can empower individuals to seek out tailored treatment options and achieve a better quality of life. Remember, you are not alone in this journey towards healing. Together, we can promote well-being and unlock the secrets to a pain-free life.

Autoimmunity against your tendons

[00:00:00] This Dr. Hugh Wegwerth

[00:00:25] chronic joint problems, chronic inflammation

[00:00:30] autoimmune disease against your own body's tissues

[00:01:40] autoimmune disease cost $100 billion dollars

[00:02:05] the prevalence of autoimmune disease 23 million have it

[00:02:25] Sjogren’s disease, Hashimoto's disease

[00:03:05] rheumatoid arthritis

[00:03:10] psoriatic arthritis

[00:03:40] Cyrex array 5

[00:03:55] autoimmune markers against connective tissue

[00:04:30] Fibulin in collagen and complex and arthritic peptides

[00:04:55] connective tissue

[00:05:15] lymphocytes right here

[00:05:35] of this tissue marked as foreign

[00:06:15] eat gluten and that increases your immune response

[00:06:42] macrophage

[00:07:00] elastic fibers

[00:07:15] Basement membranes

[00:07:25] rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, systemic scleroderma.

[00:08:20] cement together

[00:08:35] collagen autoimmune attacking the tissue

[00:09:00] collagen is rebar like when they make a building

[00:09:26] basement membrane right here is the cement

[00:09:45] your connective tissue in your joints, your ligaments, tendons

[00:10:15] elastin the collagen

[00:10:30] collagen is starting to be broken, broken collagen

[00:10:50] these different collagen markers

[00:10:55] collagen and complex

[00:11:15] Collagen is found in tissues such as tendons, tendons, ligaments, skin

[00:11:25] eye, cartilage, bone, blood vessels, and in the gut

[00:12:00] A bunch of cracks in the cement

[00:12:20] arthritic peptides

[00:13:05] your immune system sees that and it comes in and it starts to attack

[00:13:20] autoimmune against the collagen

[00:13:45] glutathione or taking vitamin D

[00:14:10] bacteria, parasites

[00:14:15] nightshade.

[00:14:17] sensitive lectins

[00:15:05] insulin surges

[00:15:10] They're having high sugar levels, low sugar levels

[00:15:40] from South Africa

[00:15:55] do you have an autoimmune disease to neurological tissue

[00:16:05] immune disease against your muscles

[00:16:10] fibromyalgia

[00:16:15] adrenal glands

2 comentários

05 de dez. de 2021

Informative, but is there any cure?

Dr. Hugh Wegwerth
Dr. Hugh Wegwerth
06 de dez. de 2021
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autoimmune diseases are forever. You can manage the condition, so the symptoms aren't so devastating. All these components needs to be looked at

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