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Nov 15, 2023

What is silica? How does it impact your risk of developing autoimmunity if you inhale it, inject it or even snort it up your nose? Listen and find out!

·       Intro 0:12

·       In the previous episodes 0:28

·       The Ajax incident of 1979 1:15

·       Silica and its association with autoimmune disease 4:11

Oct 30, 2023

In this episode, we dig through the data of lupus in Africa and speak with experts on the Lupus Gradient, the impact of malaria and what we can learn from it all.

·       Intro 0:12

·       In the previous episode 0:30

·       Lupus Gradient 2:01

·       Back to Dr. Brian Greenwood 3:48

·       Polyarthritis...

Aug 17, 2023

This episode delves into what we can learn about the impact of the environment on autoimmunity, digging into how rates of autoimmunity can vary drastically in different parts of the world.

·       Intro 0:12

·       In this episode 0:16

·       Dr. Brian Greenwood 0:22

·       The geography of autoimmunity 7:01

Jul 12, 2023

This episode delves into the history of the hygiene hypothesis. What do we know about different exposures changing risk for asthma and allergies, and do these exposures have the same protection for autoimmunity?

·       Intro 0:12

·       In this episode 0:18

·       Hygiene hypothesis 0:33

·       Allergic...

Jun 28, 2023

On this special episode of Rheuminations, I interview comedian and ophthalmologist William Flanary, MD, and Kristin Flanary, also known as the Glaucomfleckens, on hypermobility and physician burnout.

Kristen Flanary highlights what it's like to live with hypermobility, and Dr. William Flanary discusses his thoughts...