Are You Aware of the Symptoms and Options for Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s disease (CD) has grown from just under two million people to over three million in less than twenty years. It is an autoimmune disease of the intestinal system and can affect your skin, joints, bones, eyes, kidneys, and liver. … Continue reading

What is Guillain-Barré Syndrome and What Can You Do About It?

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system. This nervous system is located outside the brain and spinal column. Guillain-Barré Syndrome (gee-YAH-buh-RAY) The first symptoms people (men and women equally) … Continue reading

Clinical Trials for New Lupus Drug Have Shown Stellar Results

Lupus is an autoimmune disease without a current cure. Some lifestyle changes moderate the disease – diet and sun protection. A medical diagnosis along with laboratory testing can confirm the condition. Lupus can last a lifetime. Almost two-thirds of Americans … Continue reading

Is the Pandemic Vaccine Safe for People with Multiple Sclerosis?

I came across a headline like this one today in my quest to determine the topic of my daily article. Was there a reason why people with multiple sclerosis (MS) could not or should not get the coronavirus vaccine? I … Continue reading

Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis May Not Involve Your Bones and Joints

When we hear the term arthritis, we immediately think of bone or joint pain. What is arthritis? Is there a difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis? Many people have arthritic conditions. Some are having joint problems and wonder if they … Continue reading

Is Sleep Apnea an Autoimmune Disease?

I saw a headline today about sleep apnea potentially being an autoimmune disease. It piqued my interest and caused me to dig deep into the test results to see more. However, after reading conclusions from several sources the results are … Continue reading

What is Lupus?

I have a good friend living overseas. She told me over the weekend that she found out that she has lupus. Between one and two million Americans have lupus. I know it is an autoimmune disease, but nothing other than … Continue reading

The Unrecognized Epidemic Affecting Millions

Autoimmune disorders or disease is a term for many (over 100) conditions that affect more than 23 million Americans. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) has identified over 50 million Americans with an autoimmune disease. The rise in autoimmune … Continue reading

The Sun Determines the Intensity of Some Diseases

Multiple sclerosis is considered by many scientists to be an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases are those diseases in which our bodies attack our own cells. Some examples are psoriasis, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. Our immune system attacks cells that … Continue reading