Autoimmune disorders linked to an increased risk of dementia

People who have autoimmune disorders may be 20 per cent more likely to develop dementia. That’s according to an analysis of 1.8 million hospital cases in England. Based on data collected between 1999 and 2012, the study’s findings add to mounting evidence that chronic inflammation – a common feature of many autoimmune disorders – may…

18 Things People With Autoimmune Diseases Want You To Know

1. Some of us took test after test, waiting so long to get a diagnosis. Turns out a lot of doctors think you’re just having your 10th flu in a year. 2. Before we got diagnosed, it was hard to describe how we felt, and a lot of doctors didn’t think to test for autoimmune…

5 most common autoimmune diseases

Our immune systems work to keep our bodies healthy by attacking invading cells such as viruses or bacteria that could potentially make us sick. In some instances, however, the immune system may malfunction and begin to attack healthy cells in the body. This is called an autoimmune disorder, and it is unknown what the exact…

Autoimmune Disease Symptoms You Need to Know About

Autoimmune disease symptoms don’t always announce their arrival loudly. Many people slowly develop autoimmune conditions like leaky gut syndrome without even realizing anything is wrong. And the road to a diagnosis can be long and frustrating. In fact, it can take about five years to receive an official autoimmune diagnosis. The average person goes to six…

Gut, Brain, and Autoimmune Disorders

The Role of Food I had the experience of a lifetime attending “Gut, Brain and Autoimmune Disorders: The Role of Food,“ a conference sponsored by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in Los Angeles. I felt very lucky to be among the group of 150 or so attendees that consisted of health care professionals from…

Fight & Help Heal Autoimmune Diseases With THESE 5 Foods!

According to the American Autoimmune-Related Diseases Association, autoimmune diseases affect up to 50 million Americans. An autoimmune disease develops when the immune system sees healthy cells as foreign, and decides they are dangerous to the body. The immune system attacks healthy cells, affecting one or many different types of body tissue. There are as many…

11 Autoimmune Disease Symptoms You Keep on Ignoring

There are more than 50 million Americans with autoimmune disease and most of them are women. In fact, this is in the top 10 causes of death in women below 65. There are many types of autoimmune diseases including: Type 1 diabetes Rheumatoid arthritis Lupus Thyroid disease Multiple sclerosis Psoriasis It’s important that you know…