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12 Super Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease

12 autoimmune super symptoms

Close to 100 diseases can be classified as autoimmune-related. And while each has specific symptoms associated with it, there are some “super symptoms” that are common to a great number of autoimmune diseases. Super Symptoms List Inflammation:  This is at the root of autoimmune disease.  Your body attacks itself and then responds with inflammation and

Breast Cancer’s Ties to Autoimmune: Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Multiple Sclerosis, Autoimmune Arthritis and Lupus

Breast cancer and autoimmune

Which autoimmune diseases have a connection to breast cancer incidence? At least one study has shown an increased rate of breast cancer in women with multiple sclerosis. Same as rheumatoid arthritis – researchers at University of North Carolina at Charlotte found a link between metastatic breast cancer and autoimmune arthritis. In another study, ulcerative colitis has shown a tentative association

6 Ways Stanford Medicine X Changed The Way I Think About Patient “Communities”

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At the fourth annual 2015 Stanford Medicine X, doctors, technologists, policy makers and “epatients” — patients who have blogs or active social media presence — came together to talk about the future of health care, to put it broadly. There were big names: Eric Topol, author of The Patient Will See You Now who inspired around democratizing medicine, and the White

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Crossover Autoimmune Research: What 2,200+ Hashimoto’s Patients Say Helped Their Fatigue, Other Symptoms

What's next to try in your autoimmune plan?

A note from Katie, AutoimmuneMom.com founder: Those of us with Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease have been following Dr. Izabella Wentz’s work – her now-seminal book “Root Cause” and the companion website, ThyroidPharmacist.com – for a while now. Izabella’s tireless research to test and discover the many possible root causes of her own Hashimoto’s disease was eye-opening for me, as it

How Does Anxiety Relate To Autoimmune? In So Many Ways…

anxiety, depression and autoimmune disease

There is almost always some level of anxiety when dealing with any illness (from the common cold to cancer, and everything in between).  But autoimmune diseases are particularly vexing and frequently quite vague in presentation, which means that autoimmune patients are especially susceptible to the power of stressors and the effects that the resultant anxiety can bring. And as most

How to Start a Paleo Diet for Autoimmune Healing

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What conditions is this diet best for? The paleolithic diet, aka paleo or primal diet is best for people with autoimmune or inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, celiac, lupus, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, diabetes, IBS, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, obesity and others.  In addition, those who have issues with blood sugar regulation and weight loss are