Women are disproportionately impacted by autoimmune conditions. A research study conducted by two doctors and Johns Hopkins showed that “8% of the population is affected by autoimmune disease and 78% of that population is women”.
Autoimmune diseases occur when the body attacks itself for some reason. Conditions include…
- Multiple sclerosis
- Type 1 diabetes
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Bridget Botelho is an integrative health coach who has made it her mission to help women with autoimmune diseases reclaim their lives and not be defined by their condition. Bridget herself knowns first hand the struggles of an autoimmune diseases because she has had multiple sclerosis for the past 13 years.
For many people living with autoimmune disease exercise is an important component of living the highest quality life, however, there are many other factors and that is why an integrative health coach can be so valuable.
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