CIDP Disease Updates

Can PTSD Be Behind CIDP?

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Post-traumatic stress disorder, even in childhood, may be linked to the later development of autoimmune diseases like CIDP.

How CIDP Inflammation May Be Interrupting Neurogenesis

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Chronic inflammatory disorders may be linked to the decline of neurons in the brain and possibly lead to depression and other emotional and mental disorders.  By Shiraz Abbas Recent research has shed light on how inflammation can reduce neurogenesis. This is important news if you have CIDP or any other chronic inflammatory disorder. Up until […]

Can CIDP Be Linked to Childhood Trauma?

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Childhood trauma does not only cause later mental disorders in adult life, but it has been linked to the development of chronic inflammatory disorders. CIDP sufferers may not be immune. By Shiraz Abbas We tend to think that diseases come randomly, or they come from present-day causes, such as genes, bad diet or recent trauma. […]

Is There a Link Between CIDP and Psychiatric Disorders?

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The link between CIDP and psychiatric disorders may be both ways and not as simple as we once thought. By Shiraz Abbas When we think of autoimmune inflammatory disorders and their link to our mental health, we commonly think that mental health arises as a response to stress that physical pain causes. However, we seldom […]

How CIDP May Be Slowing Your Brain

CIDP is a chronic inflammatory disease. Chronic inflammation has been associated with at least four kinds of mental decline. By Shiraz Abbas Last week we saw how CIDP could be linked to weight gain as a result of hormonal changes due to inflammation. This week we’re going to look at the link between CIDP, brain […]

How CIDP May Be Making You Fat

CIDP and weight gain don’t seem to be caused by loss of mobility, it seems to be coming from hormonal changes.   By Shiraz Abbas CIDP (Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy)  is a neurological condition that involves inflammation in the nerves. As CIDP worsens, people become less mobile and as a result they are more likely to gain weight. However, people […]

Health Benefits of Spinach for People who Suffer from CIDP

Spinach is a superfood and has a variety of benefits for people who suffer from CIDP. By Shiraz Abbas We previously wrote on the powerful benefits of kale for people who suffer from CIDP. But kale isn’t the only leafy green super food that can potentially help with CIDP. There are other greens but then […]