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Investigating Autoimmune Disorders with Jill Schofield, M.D.

Updated: Sep 13, 2021

Check out the latest Bendy Bodies Podcast Episode!

World renowned expert in autoimmune disorders and the Founder and Director of the Center for Multisystem Disease, Dr. Jill Schofield, generously chatted with us in a recent interview.

Autoimmunity (dysregulation of the immune system) is genetically inherited and often has multiple triggers. Dr. Schofield discusses the relationship between autoimmune diseases, Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes, and dysautonomia (abnormal function of the autonomic nervous system). She dives into the difference between autoimmune and non-autoimmune dysautonomia and small-fiber neuropathy. She explores diagnoses like antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS), when you might seek a work up for APS, and issues a call for action for doctors and researchers in this fast-growing field.

Thank you so much to Dr. Schofield for taking the time to share her expertise and to Co-host Jennifer Milner for sharing her insights!

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Episode transcript:

Episode 12 - Investigating Autoimmune Disorders with Jill Schofield, MD
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