CIDP Lifestyle

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 […]

Stretching Exercises Can Help with CIDP

Stretching exercises can help reduce CIDP pain and possibly have regenerative effects.  By Shiraz Abbas Between 1.5 to 3.6 million people are affected by CIDP in America. CIDP (Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy)  is a neurological condition that involves inflammation in the nerves. The inflammation slowly but progressively destroys the protective covering of the nerves which is known as the myelin […]

Is There a Link Between CIDP and Obesity?

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A high calorie diet and higher obesity in the body seems to be associated with a higher risk of autoimmune chronic inflammatory diseases like CIDP. By Shiraz Abbas Autoimmune diseases like CIDP (Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy) are disorders characterized by the immune system attacking its own body, treating it like an invading pathogen. Unfortunately, up […]

How Your Circadian Rhythm May Influence Your CIDP

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Your circadian rhythm may affect how you respond to treatment drugs related to your CIDP and your overall recovery from CIDP neuropathy.  By Shiraz Abbas We previously wrote how lack of sleep could affect your CIDP. Circadian rhythms also seem to play a role. Circadian rhythms have to do with the 24-hour light/dark cycles of […]