lupus

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    Estrogen Can Both Cause And Exacerbate Lupus

    A quick post as a response to a recent argument I had over email with an endocrinologist who follows me on Twitter. His claim was that the causes of Lupus are currently unknown but are likely "multifactorial" and me ascribing such causes to "isolated peculiarities" such as endotoxin (LPS) or...
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    A Common Probiotic Strain (lactobacillus) May Cause Lupus

    In one of his articles, Ray briefly mentioned the possible role of lactobacillus strains in the pathology of Lupus. Food-junk and some mystery ailments: Fatigue, Alzheimer's, Colitis, Immunodeficiency. Carrageenan "...The variations in the post-influenza syndromes are very likely influenced by...
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    "Natural" Gut Flora May Cause Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    I must have gotten over 500 emails over the last year angrily reproaching me for talking negatively on the Danny Roddy shows about the "beneficial" gut flora in humans. I even got a few angry phone calls from actual MD professionals saying that the "science" behind beneficial effects of the...
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    Blocking Glycolysis May Be A Treatment For Lupus

    Yet another disease likely to be metabolic in origin. In an animal model scientists seemingly cured lupus by blocking glycolysis and also mitochondrial metabolism of specific immune system cells. Given that the drug used to block mitochondrial metabolism was metformin, it is yet another reason...
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