Coronavirus COVID-19 autoimmune disease

Many patients with autoimmunity disease contacted us with questions about Coronavirus COVID-19 and worrying if they are at higher risk. As far as I am concerned there are no studies looking directly at the relationship between Coronavisrus COVID-19 and autoimmune diseases. Below I am presenting my personal thoughts on this subject based on some available […]

Do you take medication for an autoimmune condition?

In the management of autoimmune diseases, doctors aim to induce patient’s improvement, whether by remission or low disease activity. Although the definitive cure and the restoration of immune tolerance are ideal, most of the existing treatments currently do not achieve these goals, and they bring a range of side effects. Therefore, it is important to […]

Role of diet by autoimmune diseases

Over the last decades, the incidence of autoimmune diseases has been increasing dramatically in Western countries. Among these diseases, we can mention Multiple sclerosis (MS), type 1 diabetes (IDDM), inflammatory bowel diseases (mainly Crohn’s disease) (IBD), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), primary biliary cirrhosis, myasthenia gravis (MS), autoimmune thyroiditis (AT), hepatitis and rheumatic diseases (RA), bullous […]

The link between trauma and autoimmune disease

123                             Physical and psychological distress play a role in the development of autoimmune disease as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Many studies confirm the effect of different stressors on the function of the immune system. In addition, many retrospective studies have shown that up […]

Balancing Microbiome

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The  human  body  contains  a  community  of  microbial  cells  and  genetic  material,  called  microbiome.  There  is  a  growing knowledge that  the  microbiome  plays  a  vital  role  in  the  development  and  function  of  important  physiological  processes  as  digestion,  growth,  immune-defense, and brain  development. Microbiome  is  very sensitive  to  diet, stress, infection, pharmacological  intervention.   […]

Depression associated with a significantly increased risk of autoimmune disease

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The etiology of autoimmune disease is still a debate and unclear. A population-based study including approximately 1.1 million people was conducted using linked Danish registries to investigate the association between depression and the risk of autoimmune disease. The findings show that depression to be associated with a significantly increased risk of autoimmune disease, compared […]