Mental health

How CIDP Inflammation May Be Interrupting Neurogenesis

cidp neurogenesis

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?

cidp childhood trauma

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?

cidp psychiatric disorder

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 […]

Does CIDP Inflammation Cause Depression?

Is it possible that the immune system that is responsible for CIDP is also responsible for depression? Let’s explore this idea further. By Shiraz Abbas The other week we published an article on how depression could negatively be contributing to your CIDP. Remember that reductionism in scientific discussions about disease is usually a bad idea […]