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What Is Anaphylactic Hypersensitivity and How to Battle It
In a nutshell, having anaphylactic hypersensitivity means being prone to anaphylactic shocks due to allergy. Studies from 2011 and 2015 estimate that anaphylaxis affects between 4 and 100 people out of 100,000. According to the 7th edition of Patterson’s Allergic Diseases, the average lifetime risk is between 0.05 and 2 percent. With that in mind, […]
Treating Autoimmune Disease – Joint Pain Relief
Joint pain is one of the common recurring symptoms of various autoimmune diseases. If you have an autoimmune disease, your body creates antibodies that attack your joints by mistake and cause swelling, pain, and inflammations. The most common autoimmune diseases that cause joint pain are rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, and Sjogren’s […]
How to Live and Deal with Asthma Hypersensitivity
Having asthma hypersensitivity is not a walk in the park by any stretch. Depending on the cause and the severity of the problem, it can seriously diminish one’s quality of life. Conventional medicine still doesn’t have all the answers about asthma and related problems. That’s why an autoimmune warrior has to take matters into his […]
Finding the Right Fit — How to Choose Your Autoimmune Disease Specialist
If you are looking for an autoimmune disease specialist, it is difficult to know where to start For now, autoimmune diseases are very poorly understood, and the factors that cause them are also not well-established. Consequently, there is a lot of disagreement about correct treatments. You want someone that you can trust to help you […]
Know Your Enemy: How to Approach Autoimmune Disease Treatment
Being one of the most common causes of mortality in developing countries, autoimmune diseases are a very serious matter. Learning all we can about them means taking the first step towards treatment. Unfortunately, the difficult road to getting a diagnosis is one of the main problems with this disease type. About the Diseases The human […]
Living with Lupus – How to Fight an Autoimmune Disease that Attacks Organs
The immune system defends the body against microorganisms and other harmful intruders, as well as cancer cells. But what happens when our immune system starts targeting our healthy tissue by mistake? This condition creates illnesses that are broadly referred to as autoimmune diseases. They can vary in type and, intensity, symptoms, and causes. Lupus is […]
What Is the Most Common Autoimmune Disease That Attacks Joints?
The issue with autoimmune diseases is that they can be very tough to diagnose. Some of the symptoms just don’t give doctors enough information about the patient’s condition, as they are present in many different autoimmune diseases, as well as other illnesses. From all the symptoms, among the most common ones is joint pain. It’s […]
The Basics of Autoimmune Disease: Meaning, Symptoms, and Treatment
Our immune system is a well-organized system of internal organs and cells that keep the body safe. It repels harmful foreign cells, such as bacteria, from our bodies. A malfunction of this system is called an autoimmune disease, meaning that the immune system starts targeting your own body. The autoantibodies it creates target your organs […]
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