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.

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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