Tag Archives: immune system

Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

Three years ago, Crystal Goodwin, who just turned 30, lived a fairly normal life. She had a fulltime job and enjoyed hanging out with friends, working out at the gym and going on trips with her sister. A rare disorder called mast cell activation syndrome changed Crystal’s life almost overnight. It all began in September, […]

Broad-Spectrum Advice About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer runs in my husband Barry’s family. He has had several lesions removed, frozen, or burned off over the years. Fortunately, all have been either precancerous areas called actinic keratoses or basal cell carcinomas, which are easily treated. He has all the risk factors. Risk factors for skin cancer   Light-colored skin, hair, and […]