June 19, 2013

Autoimmune Blood Disorders: ITP, AHA, ALPS, APLS – How Are They Similar & Different?

In one sense, all autoimmune disease might be considered a “blood disorder”, in the sense that the problem common to all of them is a misdirected […]
May 3, 2013

Autoimmune and Trying to Conceive – Natural and Medical Ways to Improve Fertility Chances

What are some natural and medical ways one with autoimmune disease could try to improve chances of getting pregnant? Many interventions, both natural and medically conventional, […]
April 4, 2013

Why Is Autoimmune Disease More Common in Women?

Why do more women than men have autoimmune conditions? While the reasons are not fully understood (like much of medicine), there is most certainly a bias […]
February 8, 2013

“I Had to Fight”: My Journey with Celiac, Hashimoto’s and Raynaud’s Phenomenon

I have had the great honor of being asked to write something for Katie here at AutoimmuneMom.com, in the hopes that we can help spread the […]
January 29, 2013
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Autoimmune Conditions & Miscarriage: Is There a Connection?

While we have all probably heard the numbers a dozen or more times throughout life, it often isn’t until a woman experiences a miscarriage herself that […]
January 1, 2013

Frustrated with Your Doctor Visits? Tips for Autoimmune Patients

Living with a chronic disease is hard enough without the frustration of working with doctors who communicate poorly, and navigating an internet nearly exploding with contradictory […]
November 27, 2012

Fertility and Autoimmune Disease

Is there a connection between fertility difficulties and autoimmune conditions? One of the many frustrations about having an (or multiple) autoimmune disease is the frequency with […]
September 1, 2012

Do Autoimmune Conditions Mean Higher Risk for Cancer?

Many autoimmune diseases have been associated with higher rates of certain cancers, although it’s not well understood if it’s directly related to the disease process or […]
August 27, 2012

Autoimmune Conditions 101

What is Autoimmune Disease? Autoimmune disease is a poorly understood collection of disorders (more than 80 different types) that is thought to involve an inappropriate immune […]