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Diet, Exercise and Drugs for Autoimmune Diseases
Usually, our immune systems protect us from all kinds of outside invaders like the bacteria that causes strep throat and…
Monitoring Crucial Side Effects of PrEP
Most of PrEP’s side effects are relatively mild and dissipate within a few months. However, these drugs can come with rare but serious risks.
Can an Opioid Addiction Drug Treat Autoimmune Disorders?
Evidence is mounting that low doses of naltrexone can treat conditions like lupus and multiple sclerosis effectively and with few…
SAMe: The Arthritis Supplement You’ve Never Heard Of
SAMe may be one of the most effective arthritis supplements for osteoarthritis pain that you’ve never heard of. While many…
Say Bye to Inflammation and Hello to Healthy Recipes on Instagram!
When viruses, bacteria and other foreign pathogens enter our bodies, our immune system fights back with inflammation — changes in…
Crohn’s Treatment Chart
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Treating Crohn’s Disease: A Balancing Act
Crohn’s disease is a notoriously difficult autoimmune condition to treat. For that reason, the search is always on for fresh possibilities and new combinations of treatments.
Food as Medicine: Celiac Disease
Sufferers of celiac disease know all too well the common symptoms of severe nausea, diarrhea, gas, bloating and fatigue that…
Doctors: Side Effects of HIV Medicines Can Be Managed
Two patients have reportedly been cured of the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) through bone marrow transplants intended to treat their…
The Best “Diet” for Long-Term Success
Whether you want to lose, gain, or maintain weight, what you eat and drink provides the necessary fuel that your…
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