ITP: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Friday, February 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

ITP is the acronym for a rare blood disorder called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. “Idiopathic” means that the cause is unknown. “thrombocytopenic” means an abnormally low platelet count. “Purpura” means bruising, which is one of the most common symptoms of this blood disorder. 

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that affects roughly 1.5 million people in the US and approximately 1% of the global population. The highest incidence of rheumatoid arthritis occurs in women ages 44-65 though it can occur at almost any age and in both genders. While it may seem unusual that for almost no apparent reason, there are three times as many women affected than men, it is important to realize that rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition and women have a higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases in general compared to men.

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The Inflammation – Disease Connection

Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Inflammation is a natural immune system response to injuries in the body. These injuries can be injuries to tissues caused by trauma, radiation, chemicals, or biological pathogens. In fact, inflammation is critical in the healing process and as long as it is properly controlled and the injury is quickly remedied, there is little risk.

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Psoriasis, The Power of Natural Solutions

Saturday, July 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

An interesting irony is that even though Psoriasis may perhaps be the oldest known medical condition; it is one of the conditions whose mechanisms we know very little about. Even though many would argue that modern science has discovered many intricacies regarding psoriasis and many different medications have been developed, there are serious risks associated with these medications and safer, gentler, and equally effective sources of relief are needed for the suffering psoriasis population.

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