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Birth Control Pills and AutoImmune Disease by Lauren Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 12:00am Posting this because it is super important to me.  Hormones play a huge role in AutoImmune Disease and most women may not know they have one until they take birth control pills and it triggers their condition! I absolutely believe that the pill contributed to my body turning on itself around the time the scarring on my heart was star ... Read on »
AutoImmune Disease Awareness by Lauren Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 9:00am March has been named National AutoImmune Disease Awareness Month! This is so close to my heart since I am passionate about spreading awareness .  It is the reason I started writing here.  We have to raise awareness and educate people.  The more we bring AutoImmune Disease into our national dialogue the more attention it will get –which mea ... Read on »
AutoImmune Disease and Toxins by Lauren Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 12:00am A little follow up to the last post. Everyone does it.  Everyone has different names for it (number two, dookie, poop, hershey squirts), but “it” is actually a HUGE deal for people with AutoImmune Disease. Our (people with AutoImmune problems) bodies do not regulate themselves as they should therefore all of the body’s systems get ... Read on »
Possible symptoms of autism/Lyme disease(other autoimmune diseases) by Jenna Smith Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 4:13pm LymeOrNot asked: How to self-check symptoms of Autism/Lyme disease (and other autoimmune diseases)? My experiences in observing my (and my son’s)symptoms of Lyme disease (Autoimmune diseasesAutismLupusMS,…etc)at awakenings and after-showersaccording to my melanin theory… Powered by Yahoo Answers Read on »
Lyme disease and Autoimmune diseases (1) Symbiosis by Jenna Smith Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 12:00am LymeOrNot asked: I was diagnosed as Fibromyalgia, Lupus, MS, Meniere’s, RA, TMJ, IBS…and found out I would also be diagnosed as advanced Alzheimer’s, BiPolar, Autism, Epilepsy, Morgellons… I am heading towards recovery with my hypothesis of “Lyme bacteria have been symbiotic with the other pathogens – virus, parasit ... Read on »
Why are women more prone to auto-immune diseases? by Krystal Plonski Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 1:39am What is it about women that incidences of autoimmune disease raise to upwards of 78% of the population affected? Why is it that males do not get many autoimmune diseases? What is the difference between men and women? (Haha, such a loaded question. The infamous book, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus , may give some insight! Jus ... Read on »
Autoimmune Diseases-Information on Autoimmune Diseases by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:55pm Author: peterhutch Most autoimmune diseases occur in women, and most often during their childbearing years. Some of these diseases also affect African American, American Indian, and Latina women more than white women. These diseases tend to run in families, so your genes, along with the way your immune system responds to certain trig ... Read on »
ME/CFS: from Infectious Disease to Autoimmune Disorder by Erica Verrillo Posted Wed 20 Feb 2013 8:29am Dr. Kenny De Meirleir spoke at the Whittemore Peterson Institute on January 28, 2013. The following summary of his talk was posted on January 30 on WPI's blog, Wings of Hope . Dr. Vincent Lombardi, WPI Research Director, introduced Dr. De Meirleir as one of the world's foremost experts in ME and primary research collaborator on WPI’s ... Read on »
New Discoveries for Less Pain & Less Meds for Auto Immune Diseases by Jan Posted Sat 06 Mar 2010 12:00am New health discoveries about how the immune system works, and the mechanisms of auto immune disease, are giving people the knowledge they need to reduce their symptoms – including pain, swelling and inflammation, and to greatly reduce their need for medications. Your Immune Is “Picking On” You? With an auto immune disease, including Gr ... Read on »
Sun Exposure May Trigger Auto Immune Disease in Women by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 3:51pm Fri, 07/31/2009 - 15:51 — MedNews Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunlight may be associated with the development of certain autoimmune diseases, particularly in women, according to a study by researchers at the National Institute of Environ ... Read on »