Is there a connection between wheat, gluten and CIDP?

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Gluten has been associated with triggering inflammation in the body where your immune system attacks its own tissue and nerves in the form of an autoimmune disease like CIDP. By Shiraz Abbas CIDP (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy) is a neurological disorder characterized by an inflammation of the nerves. CIDP, like multiple sclerosis, is an autoimmune […]

Health Benefits of Kale for CIDP and Neuropathy

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Kale can be a powerful ally in fighting neuropathy and CIDP type neuropathy. Kale can be an ideal inclusion into your diet. By Shiraz Abbas Kale is one of the most powerful greens you can consume. Kale provides nutrients that not only help with healthy digestion, skin, hair and bones, diabetes, cancer, blood pressure, asthma […]

High-Salt Intake and CIDP

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High-Salt intake has been associated with the overproduction of cells that are associated with autoimmune diseases. High-salt intake may not be so good for people who suffer from CIDP. By Shiraz Abbas CIDP (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy) is a form of peripheral neuropathy that is the result of an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune disease like CIDP […]

Four Reasons Why Coffee May Not Be So Good if You Have CIDP

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High consumption of caffeine may make your CIDP symptoms worse as it may trigger a whole range of bodily disorder that exacerbates your autoimmune problem. By Shiraz Abbas Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by damage to the peripheral nerves through inflammation. Too much caffeine consumption may not be a good […]

Bananas May Help with CIDP

Bananas and CIDP

CIDP is an autoimmune disease characterized by the inflammation of the peripheral nerves. Bananas may help reduce CIDP symptoms due to their anti-inflammatory properties. By Shiraz Abbas Bananas don’t have a good reputation. They’re known as being starchy, sugary and full of carbs. Many people suggest that bananas should be avoided for all sorts of […]

CIDP and Processed Foods

CIDP and Processed Foods

Processed foods may have a larger role in the development of autoimmune diseases like CIDP than we thought. It is not always our genes that play a primary role in our diseases, but also the environments we create for our bodies. By Shiraz Abbas  In a previous article, we wrote how bad gut bacteria may […]

How Different IVIG Brands Can Affect Your CIDP Healing

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IVIG is used to treat CIDP and GBS. However, negative reactions to IVIG brands are often caused by the inactive ingredients in some brands of IVIG and not IVIG itself. By Shiraz Abbas IVIG is a form of immunoglobin therapy which consists of a mixture of antibodies (immunoglobulins). It is used to treat a variety […]

How High Sugar Consumption May Lead to Neuropathy

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Sugar may have a direct link to the development of neuropathy. High sugar consumption may slowly be putting your neurological health in jeopardy. Simply put, neuropathy is a disorder that is characterized by damage to a nerve or a group of nerves in your body. Our brains send out messages to our bodies through our […]

Neuropathy Pain and Music Therapy

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Music is often taken for granted, but it is a low cost way to managing and reducing neuropathic pain. Neuropathy and music therapy is world that one must seriously consider. The worst part of neuropathy is pain. Dealing with debilitation and problems with movement are one thing, but the excruciating pain can be the worst […]