“You have sepsis”: scariest words I’ve ever heard. If your immune system is compromised, it’s important to know about sepsis.

Before getting into my personal experience with sepsis, I bet some of you are wondering “What is sepsis?” According to the CDC, sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is a life-threatening medical emergency and it happens when an infection you already have triggers a chain reaction throughout your body. Without timelyContinue reading ““You have sepsis”: scariest words I’ve ever heard. If your immune system is compromised, it’s important to know about sepsis.”

Side effects from medications can be as bad as the disease itself: Here are 10 solutions that work for me

Many of us who have autoimmune diseases have to take medications that cause a lot of side effects. You know those commercials that are on TV that talk about the drug for about 5 seconds and the rest of the commercial is spent listing the possible side effects? People wonder “Who in their right mindContinue reading “Side effects from medications can be as bad as the disease itself: Here are 10 solutions that work for me”