- December 1st, 2014
I awoke that day to stinging pain in both my hands. I could hardly bend my fingers because they were so swollen; I was in a lot of pain.
A hastily arranged trip to my doctor revealed that my white and red blood cell counts were low, as was my platelet count. She diagnosed my condition as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a disease that could be fatal if left untreated.By Denise Dorfman
- October 31st, 2014
Autoimmune (AI) disorders are among the most difficult diseases of our modern age, and their rates are skyrocketing. Beyond the life-sapping symptoms, there’s the element of betrayal. Instead of defending the body, the immune system goes rogue, attacking joints, organs, tissues, and even the brain, causing inflammation and destruction.Minimizing Autoimmune ResponsesBy Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
- March 1st, 2013
Our modern lifestyle is great in many ways, but it isn’t without its drawbacks. We are being exposed to an ever-increasing toxic milieu of chemicals, pathogens, physical stress, mental stress, toxins, and genetically- and hormonally-modified foods.How to shut down autoimmune disordersBy Jeffrey Hendricks, MD