July 27, 2012

Pregnancy Complications and Lupus

In a separate post, we looked at some of the main considerations for a woman diagnosed with lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, or SLE) who desires to […]
July 27, 2012

Gluten OK for Those Without Autoimmune Disease? Please Stop This Nonsense.

Gosh- I apologize for beating the proverbial dead horse (what an awful expression) but today I received yet another ill informed health-related newsletter, this one from […]
July 23, 2012

Hauser Diet and Optimal Glucose Metabolism

What conditions is this diet best for? No specific conditions are named. The diet aims to promote optimal glucose metabolism, and if this is true, then […]
July 19, 2012

Pregnancy, Post-Partum and Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), commonly referred to as lupus, is an autoimmune disease that overwhelmingly affects women, which means there are certain considerations for patients who […]
July 16, 2012
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Hair Loss and Autoimmune Diseases

What is the medical definition of hair loss beyond normal hair loss on a daily basis? Hair loss, (also termed alopecia) may affect men and women […]
July 11, 2012

Pregnancy Complications of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease where various antibodies are mistakenly directed against healthy thyroid tissue, resulting in a destruction of these cells and […]
July 11, 2012
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The Specific Carbohydrate Diet / Haas-Gottschall Diet

What conditions is this diet best for? Elaine Gottschall, B.A., MSc., who until the end of her life in 2005, continued the original work of Drs. […]
July 8, 2012

Finding the Right Doctor: Types of Naturopaths

Autoimmune conditions can be difficult to diagnose, treat, and manage. Many who have these conditions seek healthcare providers who use natural or alternative treatments in conjunction […]
July 2, 2012

Multiple Sclerosis & Pregnancy

Multiple Sclerosis is more common in women during child bearing years so the question about how safe it is to become pregnant with this autoimmune condition […]