Dry Eyes

To cure chronic dry eyes, you can use a hot compress at least once a day and then scrub your eyelids with baby shampoo. Determine the best treatment for your chronic dry eyes with help from an ophthalmologist in this free video on eye problems.

Expert: Dr. Richard Cohn, MD

Bio: Dr. Richard Cohn is a board-certified […]

Diagnosing Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) — Autoimmunity Attacking Your Joints | Information on Rheumatoid Arthritis Your body’s joints are where two bones meet, and it’s surrounded by a protective capsule. Obviously, putting two separate bones together so that they can move as needed and yet not damage each other through friction, is a bioengineering challenge that […]

What Is Multiple Sclerosis | Symptoms of MS

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a manifestation of autoimmunity where inflammation, cell-killing (cytotoxoc) T-cells and autoantibody attack the cells of the sheath that covers your body and brain’s nerves. This coating is a sort of insulation called myelin. The result is known as de-myelination. Myelin is a fatty substance […]

What Is Lupus Disease | What Is Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Lupus is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks the body itself. This process causes inflammation and damage to healthy organs of the body, including the skin, joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, bones, blood or brain. There are a variety of types of lupus that can occur, but the most […]

When Your Body Attacks Itself | Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune Disease: Autoimmune Diseases on the Rise: What is Autoimmune Disease and How to Understand the different Types of Autoimmune Disease
 

A key concept for your immune system to function correctly is Self versus Nonself. Self is good and should be left alone. Self is you.

Nonself is an invader, an enemy. Nonself should be attacked.

Why, then, does the immune […]