Tagged as Autoimmune Disease

Most people in the United States don’t go around worrying about whether someone with a nearby cough has tuberculosis (TB). Most of us don’t consider ourselves as being at any risk at all. And while our chances are indeed low, they do still exist, and for some much more than others, even in the United States. In fact, 7-,163 people developed TB in the United States in 2020 (yes, even while we were all...
July 16, 2021
Do you or someone you love have multiple sclerosis (MS)? If so, you’ll want to turn your attention towards the UK where Dr. Su Metcalfe and her research team have spent a great deal of time looking for the cure. They think they’ve found it. Dr. Metcalfe - and her team work in the surgery department at Cambridge University. Because there is no cure for MS, the majority of treatments focus on suppressing...
March 19, 2020
Yeowch! It hurts to bend those fingers, that knee, or to get up from the couch these days. Could it be arthritis? And what does that even mean? There are so many types it's confusing. It's confusing because arthritis isn’t a single disease. In fact, it's -several different conditions- that cause pain and inflammation in the joints in different ways and for different reasons. Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid...
January 21, 2020
As millions of us know, there is an epidemic of autoimmune and other chronic diseases, particularly in the Western world. The long list of symptoms is alarming and can cause anyone who’s dealing with them to feel alone, anxious, and helpless. It can be devastating to deal with symptoms such as: - Fatigue - Depression - Pain - Inflammation - Skin issues - Weight gain/loss - Hair loss - Dizziness - Memory...
May 17, 2018
Millions of people are following their doctor’s orders only to face living their lives with debilitating symptoms. For many, the fight begins with just getting the right diagnosis. Unfortunately, the vast majority of medical doctors remain unaware of the most recent advancements in autoimmune science. Doctors with traditional medical training, operating on old information, are more than likely to sentence...
January 24, 2018
Roughly 1 in 8 women will acquire some kind of -thyroid disorder-, and 60% of them won’t even know it. With about 20 million people suffering from thyroid disease in the U.S. alone, an estimated 12 million Americans are unaware that they have a serious, even potentially life-threatening, condition. Are you one of them? - Are You at Risk? - Do you have a history of thyroid disease in your family? Or,...
January 21, 2018
About 20 million Americans are affected by thyroid diseases, where 1 in 8 women will undergo thyroid dysfunction sometime during their lifetime. Among the most common thyroid disorders is hypothyroidism (underactive, or low, thyroid gland). A vast majority of cases of low thyroid function are due to an autoimmune condition, such as Hashimoto’s disease, where your body’s immune system is attacking and...
December 19, 2017