Stopping the cycle of chronic disease

"It's all in your head." "There's nothing wrong with you." "All tests come back negative." If you're someone battling a chronic illness, statements like these from your healthcare provider likely cut at you like a finely sharpened razor.  Then, of course, come the subtle remarks from your friends and family.  It's not that they don't … Continue reading Stopping the cycle of chronic disease

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New study sheds light on circadian rhythms and autoimmunity

A new study showing the relationship between the circadian clocks and autoimmunity hints at a potential lifestyle fix to help quell the fires of autoimmunity.  The study, published in Nature Communications, found that disruption of the circadian clock in myeloid cells by removal of the gene BMAL1,  which teams up with CLOCK to function as … Continue reading New study sheds light on circadian rhythms and autoimmunity