The Role Gut Plays in Immune System Health When Dealing With Stress

The Role Gut Plays in Immune System Health When Dealing With Stress

The immune system is a complex defense structure. Research has come a long way in understanding many of the mysteries surrounding autoimmunity and the 100-plus diseases that fall under its umbrella. However, there are still plenty of questions that remain. Over 50 million people in the United States are estimated to have an autoimmune disease, […]

Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Inflammation, and Calcifications

Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Inflammation, and Calcifications

Autoimmune diseases, which is when the immune system attacks certain areas of the body, affect more than 23 million Americans. In many cases, this is more common among women than men. Some autoimmune diseases are well-known, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or Lupus), while others are rarer, such as juvenile dermatomyositis. Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) […]

5 Symptoms Linked to Lupus

5 Symptoms Linked to Lupus

Lupus is classified as an autoimmune disease, which is characterized by the body attacking its own organs and cells because it cannot differentiate between foreign pathogens, viruses, and healthy cells. When the body’s immune system attacks its host organism, the edema, inflammation, and pain that is commonplace to lupus and other autoimmune disorder sufferers can […]