September 5, 2014

Epstein Barr (HHV-4) Links to Autoimmune Disease

The Epstein-Barr virus is a member of the herpes virus family – hence the designation HHV-4 – which also includes herpes simplex I and II, chicken […]
October 9, 2013

Ah-choo! Compelling Research About Allergies and Autoimmune Disease: Immune System, Root Cause, Disease Progression

Each year, millions of people suffer from allergies, autoimmune disease, or both.  These conditions can range from relatively mild to severe and debilitating, and patients with […]
August 29, 2013

Stronger or Weaker? Your Immune System’s Fighting Power With Autoimmune Disease

The human immune system contains complex and powerful machinery capable of keeping us healthy under most circumstances, by attacking a myriad of active and potential pathogens […]
September 2, 2012

Lymphatic Massage & Manual Lymphatic Drain

What is the lymph system? Your lymph system is made up of organs (thymus, tonsils, spleen, adenoids), hundreds of lymph nodes (mostly in your neck, armpits […]
May 13, 2012

Immunosuppressant Treatments for Autoimmune Disease

When are immunosuppressants commonly prescribed for autoimmune conditions, and how well do they work, according to research? Immunosuppressants are medications that interfere with some aspect of […]
May 2, 2012

Autoimmune Antibodies Overview

According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, in recent years, the NIH has identified autoimmune conditions as a major women’s health issue, affecting females in […]
April 18, 2012

Autoimmunity and TH1, TH2 Cells

The immune system is comprised of many different parts, all of which play one or more roles in normal and abnormal immune responses.  Some of these […]