Classes of Autoimmune Diseases Info-graphic's
Autoimmune Diseases can be broadly divided into systemic and organ-specific or localized autoimmune disorders, depending on the principal clinico - pathologic features of each disease. An example of systemic autoimmune diseases include; SLE, Sjögren's Syndrome, Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Dermatomyositis. These conditions tend to be associated with auto-antibodies to antigens which are not tissue specific.
New Study Reveals Why 1 in 6 Hypothyroid Patients Still Feels Bad on Levothyroxine | Hypothyroid Mom
One of the most controversial issues in endocrinology has to do with the best treatment for hypothyroidism. Most doctors insist that standard treatment with levothyroxine (L-T4, Levothroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid, Tirosint, Unithroid) is the answer to a sluggish or inactive thyroid gland. They reject natural thyroid or supplementation with T3 (Cytomel, natural desiccated thyroid or compounded slow-release products) as unnecessary or unreliable. New research may turn this issue upside down.