chronic pain, Hashimoto's, thyroid

Chronic pain and autoimmunity

                              Typically,  Hashimoto thyroiditis also called autoimmune thyroiditis is viewed as a single organ autoimmune disease. However, we should not forget that it is part of an autoimmune family diseases. Hashimoto thyroiditis is frequently found in association with other autoimmune conditions and well-differentiated connective tissue diseases. Non-endocrine associations of hypothyroidism and Hashimoto thyroiditis have  been  described  including  rheumatic  manifestations  such  as […]

Hashimoto's

Childhood adversity impacts adult health

                    Children who experience chronic stressors are vulnerable to emotional and physical health problems during their entire life. An adverse early life environment can induce changes on behavioural and metabolic responses later in life. Childhood adversity has been linked to elevated rates of morbidity and mortality from a number of chronic diseases. Physiological   and   biomolecular   studies   are   increasingly  establishing  how  childhood  exposure  to  chronic   stress   leads  […]

Vitamin D deficiency and autoimmune diseases

                            Epidemiological data underline a strong correlation between poor vitamin D status and higher risk for chronic inflammatory illnesses of various etiologies, including autoimmune diseases. Vitamin D exerts an endocrine action on the cells of the immune system, generating anti-inflammatory and immunoregulatory effects. There is increasing evidence for the significant role of vitamin D in reducing the incidence of autoimmune diseases. Several[…]

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