Alfalfa, vitamin E, and autoimmune disorders
Alfalfa, vitamin E, and autoimmune disorders Dean Sir: Montanaro and Bardana (1) have reviewed the literature concerning dietary amino acid-induced systemic lupus ery-thematosus, and it appears that substantial dietary intake of alfalfa seeds on sprouts may produce lupus and lupus-like symptoms in humans and monkeys, respectively. A nonprotein
Autoimmune disorders and postpartum psychosis Case report ...
Autoimmune disorders Systemic lupus erythematosus Rheumatoid arthritis Autoimmune thyroiditis Postpartum psychosis Severe depression with psychotic symptoms Introduction Autoimmune disorders are common among women and tend to vary in their clinical manifestations during pregnancy and the postpartum period [1–4].
Autoimmune Disease Update • Systemic manifestations of autoimmune diseases (ADs), can become so severe that they can cause life threatening illnesses. • The majority have a rheumatologic AD and up to 25% of them require hospitalization. • Of these, up to one third will require care and support in
Autoimmune markers and autoimmune disorders in patients ...
Autoimmune markers and autoimmune disorders in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) S Blitshteyn Department of Neurology, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, USA Objective: In recent years, there have been a number of studies suggesting that POTS may have an autoimmune ...
specific autoimmune disorders and diseases. In aggregate, these studies show little to no links between breast implants and any disease. Studies of patients who have symptoms that they have related to their breast implants have not shown consistent laboratory abnormalities to
organ-speciﬁc autoimmune disorders in comparison to non-organ-speciﬁc disorders. Thus, in Grave’s thyrotoxicosis, Hashimoto’s disease, and type I diabetes, the concordance rate of the clinical condition is as high as 50% in monozygotic twins, whereas in non-organ-speciﬁc autoimmune disorders such as
autoimmune disorders (Table 1), and the first clinical challenge is to determine not only the cause but also the significance of seizures. In some cases, they are clues to metabolic or infectious disorders or medication toxicity; in other cases, seizures herald a life-threatening progression of the underlying illness. Table 1.
Clinical features suggestive of an autoimmune encephalitis diagnosis Clinical features that argue against an autoimmune encephalitis diagnosis Abrupt onset Chronic symptoms/indolent course Rapid decline Plateau in symptoms Multifocal drug resistant epilepsy Autonomic instability Gait/balance disturbances/Ataxia Lack of fine/gross motor impairments
Autoimmune disorders (114.00D). Autoimmune disorders are caused by dysfunctional immune responses directed against the body’s own tissues, resulting in chronic, multisystem impairments that differ in clinical manifestat ions, course, and outcome. They are sometimes referred to as rheumatic diseases, connective tissue disorders, or collagen ...
autoimmune disorder, or multiple autoimmune diseases may occur in the same family. While treatments are available for many autoimmune diseases, cures have yet to be discovered. For these and other reasons, the autoimmune diseases are best recognized as a family of related disorders that must be studied collectively as well as individually.
the autoimmune reaction). The symptoms of autoimmune problems can be similar, even indistinguishable, from other vestibular disorders. Diagnosing an autoimmune disorder as the cause of inner ear symptoms can be difficult. To succeed, a physician must have training and experience in these disorders. Most otolaryngologists are not
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