Persons living with treatment resistant depression could be at risk of developing autoimmune conditions. Published by Translational Psychiatry, the study tested for the association between treatment resistant depression (TRD) with the onset of autoimmune diseases. The authors discuss important implications and steps to be taken that may prevent and protect those living with treatment resistant depression. They also emphasise the differences between men and women in developing autoimmune conditions.
The Emotional Rollercoaster Of An Autoimmune Warrior
March is Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month, and as we bring awareness to these conditions, it’s crucial to highlight the importance of emotional support for those living with autoimmune diseases. In this article, I’ll be sharing my personal journey with ulcerative colitis and the emotional struggles that come with it. I’ll also be discussing the significance of social support, accessing professional help, self-care strategies, and advocating for better emotional support in the healthcare system.
PTSD Linked With Increased Lupus Risk
In a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian women were strongly associated with increased risk of developing lupus, an autoimmune disease.
Why Women Get More Autoimmune Diseases – Hormone Link Found
New findings are now being presented on possible mechanisms behind gender differences in the occurrence of rheumatism and other autoimmune diseases. The study, published in Nature Communications, can be of significance for the future treatment of diseases.
But You Don’t Look Sick? Dealing with Autoimmune
When your disease is hard to name and doesn’t have visible symptoms, it can be hard for others to understand that you are sick. And, when people don’t know much about your disease, it can be hard to explain it to family and friends.
Unlocking The Power Of Support For Autoimmune Warriors
Have you ever experienced the frustration of feeling unheard and unsupported as you navigate life with an autoimmune disease? I certainly have. As someone who lives with ulcerative colitis, I understand the importance of having a strong support system in managing this chronic condition.
I Healed From Autoimmune Without Medications, Join Me
I am Palak Bhalla Ahuja, an Autoimmune warrior, and I have walked through this journey of healing myself as well as side-effects of methotrexate, with the help of nutrition and yoga.
Unhurry with Rachna: I love the way you are possessive about me
A beautiful poem penned down by Rachna Chhachhi in the light of the recent Deepika Padukone trolling for Pathan.
Dietary interventions may slow onset of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders
Significantly reducing dietary levels of the amino acid methionine could slow onset and progression of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis in high-risk individuals, according to findings published in Cell Metabolism.
Autoimmune Diseases Are Related To Each Other, Some More Than Others
Autoimmune diseases tend to run in families.
New Biomarker For Rare Autoimmune Disease
University of Alberta researchers have identified a unique biological marker that can be used to identify the presence of the rare autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis
Study Finds Healthy-Appearing Lupus Skin Predisposed To Flares and Rashes
Researchers found that the normal-appearing skin of lupus patients contains the same inflammatory signals that are detected when the skin develops a rash.
How Sugar Promotes Inflammation
People who consume sugar and other carbohydrates in excess over a long period of time have an increased risk of developing an autoimmune disease.
Gum Disease May Be A Key Initiator Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Related Autoimmunity
“It has been shown that RA-associated antibodies, such as anti-citrullinated protein antibodies, are present well before any evidence of joint disease.”
HEALTHIFY WITH KAMAL: VITAMIN DEFICIENCY AND YOUR THYROID
Deficiencies in vitamin B2 suppress the functioning of your thyroid and it fails to produce hormones.