Where can I find a dietitian who works with autoimmune disorders like HIV / AIDS?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with autoimmune disorders like HIV / AIDS? You need to find a dietitian who specializes in working with patients with immune disorders like HIV / AIDS, hepatitis, and infectious diseases. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or...

My diagnosis of lupus was incorrect and I am getting thyroid antibodies checked.

Thanks for the reply. I had to go back to the doctor since writing as I had blepharitis, a swelling of the eyelids. My usual doctor was away and saw his partner only to have him tell me that the diagnosis of lupus is in his opinion incorrect and that I should have thyroid...

I have high blood pressure. If I get put on Cortisone, is this going to cause more problems?

Thanks for your speedy reply. My question too is why is my thyroid now hyperactive? I am to get a second opinion, but asked my doctor to repeat the tests before getting a second opinion. Unfortunately (I forgot to mention this) I already have high blood pressure. If I get put on Cortisone this is...

The doctor thinks I have lupus. Are there any foods which aggravate this disease and should be avoided?

I am a 53-year-old woman, overweight, cannot play sports since I had three vertebrae broken 8 years back, had a hysterectomy years ago, am on hormone treatment, diagnosed as hypoactive thyroid two years ago and been on thyroid pills and iron capsules. Last week had blood tests done and now hyperactive thyroid. The doctor...

I have Crohn’s disease with bowel resection and lupus. Is a vitaim deficiency responsible for my hair loss?

I am 35 years old and have had Crohn's for many years. I have had 8 feet of my small intestine removed and about 3 feet of my large intestine removed. I have also recently been diagnosed with Lupus. In the past year or more, my hair has been falling out rapidly. The root...

Have you any suggestions as to diet or alternative treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)?

Have you any suggestions as to diet or alternative treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)? I have just received an "equivocal" diagnosis of lupus and hope to head it off at the pass! Lupus is an autoimmune disease. It is treated with aspirin for mild cases or steroids like prednisone for severe cases. If you start...

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