Thursday, June 24, 2010

Why do certain diseases go into remission during pregnancy?

ScienceDaily (2010-06-18) -- During pregnancy, many women experience remission of autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis and uveitis. Now, scientists have identified a biological mechanism responsible for changes in the immune system that helps to explain the phenomenon.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/06/100617102406.htm

As for me, I'm off all rheumatoid meds for the first time since 1992. Only taking a prenatal vitamin and my sertaline, which I'm tapering off. I feel so amazingly good to be off meds. Those of you who only take meds when you have the cold or flu have no idea!


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