Is There a Link Between Stress and CIDP?
More studies are showing the possibility that stress may be a cause for autoimmune diseases. CIDP is an autoimmune disease.
How CIDP Inflammation May Be Interrupting 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?
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?
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 […]
Silent Suffering: Exploring the Role of Loneliness in CIDP Neuropathy
Loneliness is the invisible monster that may be making people chronically ill. CIDP suffers may not be an exception.
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 […]
How Depression Can Contribute to CIDP
Depression has been linked to the development of autoimmune disorders. It’s not just behavioral so beware if you have CIDP.