Are you exhausted and depressed? Do your joints ache? These are telltale symptoms of more than 80 of the autoimmune diseases that exist. Find out the 6 most common, what happens when your body turns against itself and how to diagnose and treat symptoms… When our immune systems work right, our body is able to… Continue reading Unexplained Pain: Could Those Aches and Fatigue Be an Autoimmune Disease?
Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses That Oscar Slap and the Mental Health Toll of Alopecia Areata
When the actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock onstage at the Academy Awards — retaliation for a comment Rock made about the appearance of Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith — the incident sparked a national conversation about a disease few people know much about: alopecia areata. Pinkett Smith has been candid about her struggles… Continue reading Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses That Oscar Slap and the Mental Health Toll of Alopecia Areata
Rates of Autoimmunity Rise in US
Autoimmunity is a condition in which the body’s immune system reacts against its own healthy cells and tissues. A study conducted by scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published online on April 7, 2020, in Arthritis and Rheumatology shows a concerning rise in the United States population of the presence of antinuclear antibodies (ANA),… Continue reading Rates of Autoimmunity Rise in US