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  • My Rheumatologist Ordered A Rheumatoid Factor- What Is That?
    There are four main antibodies in the blood. They are IgG, IgM, IgA, and IgE. An antibody is a protein made by white blood cells. The purpose of an antibody is to fight off infections and to destroy any other invaders that might do harm. For example, say, you get a splinter. Your white blood cells rush to that area and mount an acute inflammatory response. Antibodies are produced to attack bacteria. The area around the splinter becomes swoll Read More...
  • Vaccines Dont Protect You -- They Just Accelerate Your Own Immunity
    A lot of people have the erroneous idea that vaccines protect them from diseases. With the world on the verge of a bird flu pandemic, this is a dangerous oversimplification. Vaccinations for both ordinary flu and bird flu are promoted with the implied premise that they're a sort of "pre-antibiotic" or magic shield. That's NOT how they work -- and the thinking that vaccinations have power in themselves can lead people to act in ways that weaken Read More...
  • So Who Or What Is To Blame For My Allergies?
    An allergic reaction is an overactive response of the immune system to triggers - or allergens - that provoke a series of events leading to inflammation or irritation of affected parts of the body. The allergens that cause these reactions can come from a variety of sources. They can come from animal products, drugs, foods, insect stings, mould spores, plant pollens as well as other items like latex or metal. The immune system is used to fight Read More...
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