Health Auto-Immune Disorders

Auto-Immune Disorders

Sjogren’s Syndrome

As many as 430,000 Canadians suffer from Sjogren’s Syndrome – a serious auto-immune disorder that attacks and causes damage to the mucous-secreting, tear and salivary glands, leading to swelling and inflammation. In many cases, Sjogren’s Syndrome is often accompanied...
Canada has the highest rate of Multiple Sclerosis in the world, with approximately 1 in every 340 Canadians between the ages of 15 and 40 living with the disease. Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS, is an autoimmune disease that...
World Lupus Day | Dr. Ali Ghahary

World Lupus Day

Lupus is a serious and oftentimes debilitating autoimmune disease affecting as many as 5 million people worldwide. It can cause damage to the heart, to the kidneys, as well as to any other organ or tissue – from the...
If you’ve ever suffered from an autoimmune disease, musculoskeletal pain disorder, osteoporosis or arthritis, then you may need to see a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist is a type of medical doctor who specializes in over 200 different types of these...