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 […]