Category Archives: Autoimmune

Still Alive

I haven’t written on this blog for a long time. I originally put this site up to chronicle the problems and solutions for the disease. Also I found along the way that many of the medications caused problems as well. … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth Treatments

Because of my dry mouth and wanting to keep a few of my teeth, I decided to try some Xylitol mints that are used for keeping the mouth wet. In my case it was a big mistake, I seem to … Continue reading

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Longtime Company Worker Loses Job, Insurance During Health Crisis

Zelienople resident Jim Young said he felt like family working at direct mail company MSP in Freedom, but that he’s feeling anything but after he was told he’s being laid off in the middle of a health crisis. Read more: … Continue reading

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Autoimmune mysteries spark ongoing research

NIEHS epidemiologist Christine Parks, Ph.D., spoke to employees and guests May 27 on “Autoimmune diseases: What we know (and don’t know) about environmental risk factors and why we care.” Parks’ presentation addressed current knowledge surrounding environmental risk factors for the … Continue reading

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The Autoimmune Epidemic

By Donna Jackson Nakazawa, Douglas Kerr From the foreword by Dr. Douglas Kerr, Director, Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center “The Autoimmune Epidemic by Donna Jackson Nakazawa is an astounding book….It is the kind of book that will rivet you and … Continue reading

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