LIVE WELL PODCAST | EP #25 - Getting to the “root cause” of autoimmunity with Kara of Life Hub Center
Kara is a Functional Medicine Practitioner who utilizes systems biology and health coaching to help improve the health and lives of individuals suffering from autoimmune and chronic conditions. Diagnosed with Grave’s disease herself, she is passionate about helping people find real, sustainable health and tapping into their bodies own innate healing capacity. Join us as we speak about autoimmunity, functional medicine and the 5 dimensions of healing.
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0:40 Introduction to Kara, founder of Life Hub Center
1:50 Kara’s personal experience with autoimmune disease
Grave’s Disease post giving birth to her first child
5:25 Pivotal turning point in her care
Kara: “Why is this happening to me?”
Practitioner: “It doesn’t matter the cause, the treatment is the same”
7:52 What is functional medicine?
11:37 An example of using a functional medicine approach
14:47 The 5 dimensions of healing
1: Mindful awareness, Spirituality, Emotional well-being
2: Nutrition, Digestion and the Microbiome
3: Movement and Sleep
4: Clean and Green space, Environment, Toxicity
5: Relationships and Community
21:26 How mindset plays a role in any autoimmune healing journey
You can find Kara at Life Hub Center and on her Facebook group - Healing Autoimmune Through Functional Medicine.
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