ME/CFS: A disease at war with itself
We can all agree that ME/CFS is a nasty disease, particularly in its severe form, but there are abundant nasty diseases in the world. What is unique and particularly confounding about our disease is that so much controversy surrounds it, and not only surrounds it, but invades it too.
Discuss the article on the Forums.

Seizures Linked to Autoimmune Disease

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by natasa778, Apr 20, 2014.

  1. natasa778

    natasa778 Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,528
    Likes:
    1,452
    London UK
    http://www.prohealth.com/library/showarticle.cfm?libid=18860


    … patients on select immunosuppressing medications had a lower risk of developing epilepsy.

    "These findings suggest a new approach to treating seizures, one based on quieting the immune system," Mandl said.


     
  2. Martial

    Martial Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,121
    Likes:
    829
    Ventura, CA
    I know I have gained secondary traited siezures from bartonella infection, though temporal lobe kind not convulsive.. I never knew before having it that it can induce fits of extreme agitation, hallucinations, intense memories, arousal, and the most weird to desribe feelings in the world... Lol

    I guess it puts the possibility of underlying infection triggers, as well as auto immune and the rest. I wonder how much of those auto immune cases could be underlying infection too??
     
    merylg likes this.

See more popular forum discussions.

Share This Page