I wrote a blog post about how Lupus can affect the heart. One of my followers asked the question about the link between Lupus and high cholesterol. I find this topic interesting since autoimmune disorders can affect just about every function of the body. So, I started researching this topic and this is what I found.
I am continuing on with part two of a three part series. Today we are going to look at Optic Neuritis. What is Optic Neuritis? Optic neuritis is an inflammation that damages the optic nerve, a bundle of nerve fibers that transmits visual information from your eye to your brain. Pain and temporary vision loss … Continue reading Optic Neuritis Part 2
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.