Lupus Overview: Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack vital organs.  Lupus can be either suppressive or aggressive.  It is characteristic of lupus suffers to experience bouts of inflammation of the disease as well as bouts of total remission. Lupus Causes: Lupus is a genetic disease that is predominately found in women rather than men.  Lupus can also be caused by malnutrition, exposure to certain chemicals, and drugs. Lupus Symptoms: Like other immune diseases,… Read More


Lymphoma Overview: Lymphoma is also known as hematological neoplasm.  Lymphoma represents a wide range of cancers of the lymphatic system.  When someone is sick with an infection, the lymph nodes, which make up the lymphatic system, swell in order to contain and fight the infection.  Lymphoma is when the lymph node cells irregularly swell or aggressively multiply.  There are two predominate types of lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL).  Hodgkin’s disease is named after the English doctor Thomas Hodgkin’s (1832). … Read More