Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fatigue that never goes away is a symptom of a body upon which demands are continually being made beyond its ability to cope.  Low thyroid function is usually involved, often triggered by a traumatic event or health crisis of some … Continue reading

Vasculitis

Vasculitis is inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel.  It may be an autoimmune disorder, or it may simply be caused by hidden allergies.  Almost any substance could be an offender, depending on biochemical individuality.  Common offenders are caffeine (coffee, tea, … Continue reading

Auto Immune Disorders

Whenever there is progressive bodily deterioration for which the medical profession does not know a cause, an autoimmune disorder should be suspected.  Autoimmune disorders include such diverse conditions as ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, fibromyalgia, hemolytic anemia, lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia … Continue reading

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease (sprue) is an intestinal malabsorption syndrome characterized by diarrhea, malnutrition, and abnormally low calcium in the blood. A biopsy of the small intestine in this condition reveals microvilli that are flattened, thus significantly reducing absorptive surfaces. Because of … Continue reading