More on immune boosting supplements

Our article about immune boosting supplements raised many questions about the effects of herbal products for those who live with myositis. Such products have been heavily promoted in recent years as remedies for all manner of maladies, including viral and other infections such as colds, flu, and COVID 19. While little or no research has…

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Immune boosting supplements can make autoimmunity worse

Immune boosting supplements do have an effect on the immune system, but they can make autoimmune diseases worse. Herbal supplements have become very popular in recent years as individuals seek alternative remedies for a variety of health conditions. Products advertised as “immune boosting” are especially promoted to prevent or treat viral and other infections such…

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Reflections on GCOM

TMA participated in the Global Conference on Myositis (GCOM) in Pittsburgh. Volunteer Nancy Marx Erickson reflections on her experiences.

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TMA leads the way at GCOM 2024

TMA recently returned from a high-profile week in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Global Conference on Myositis (GCOM)! Along with the almost 400 attendees for the scientific program, TMA helped lead a group of twelve worldwide patient advocacy organizations (PAOs) facilitating international collaborative efforts that included networking, sharing best practices, and brainstorming solutions to common issues….

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