October 12th is World Arthritis Day. The question for today is: "How Many Types of Arthritis are There?"
Autoimmunity is thought to be one of the most frequent causes of chronic urticaria. In about half of patients with chronic idiopathic hives, the explanation is that body's immune system is, in a sense, overactive. The urticaria is "autoimmune". The immune system is attacking the normal tissues of the body and causing hives as a result.
July is National Juvenile Arthritis Month We need to remember that arthritis isn’t only for adults. The young people in our community are living with autoimmune disorders, too. It is estimated that 300,000 children in the US are living with Juvenile Arthritis. Juvenile arthritis is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions or pediatric rheumatic … Continue reading 7 Common Types of Juvenile Arthritis