Autoimmune DiseasesLife Extension Suggestions
Amarakoon, A.M.T., Tappia, P.S., Grimble, R.F. Endotoxin induced production of interleukin-6 is enhanced by vitamin E deficiency and reduced by black tea extract. Inflamm. Res. 1995; 44(7): 301-5.
Ammon HP. Boswellic acids in chronic inflammatory diseases.Planta Med. 2006 Oct;72(12):1100-16.
Araghi-Niknam, M., Liang, B., Zhang, Z. et al. Modulation of immune dysfunction during murine leukaemia retrovirus infection of old mice by dehydroepiandrosteronesulphate (DHEAS). Immunology 1997 Mar; 90(3): 344-9.
Bernstein, J., Alpert, S., Nauss, K.M., Suskind, R. Depression of lymphocyte transformation following oral glucose ingestion.Clin. Res. 1977; 25(3): 534A.
Bouic, P.J., Etsebeth, S., Liebenberg, R.W. et al. beta-Sitosterol and beta-sitosterolglucoside stimulate human peripheral blood lymphocyte proliferation: implications for their use as an immunomodulatory vitamin combination. Int. J. Immunopharmacol. 1996 Dec; 18(12): 693-700.
Brod, S.A. Unregulated inflammation shortens human functional longevity. Inflamm. Res. 2000 Nov; 49(11): 561-70.
Chen JY, Wu HX, Chen Y, Zhang LL, Wang QT, Sun WY, Wei W. Paeoniflorin inhibits proliferation of fibroblast-like synoviocytes through suppressing G-protein-coupled receptor kinase 2. Planta medica. May 2012;78(7):665-671.
Chevrier MR, Ryan AE, Lee DY, et al. Boswelliacarterii extract inhibits TH1 cytokines and promotes TH2 cytokines in vitro. ClinDiagn Lab Immunol. 2005 May;12(5):575-80.
Collison, K.S., Parhar, R.S., Saleh, S.S. et al. RAGE-mediated neutrophil dysfunction is evoked by advanced glycation end products (AGEs). J. Leukoc. Biol. 2002 Mar; 71(3): 433-44.
Comstock, G.W., Burke, A.E., Hoffman, S.C. et al. Serum concentrations of alpha tocopherol, beta carotene, and retinol preceding the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann. Rheum. Dis. 1997 May; 56(5): 323-5.
Crocq, L., Bugard, P., Viaud, P. Fatigue Study Group inquiry into asthenia in general practice. Psychol. Med. 1978; 10: 1943-53 (in French).
Damanhouri LH. Vitamin D deficiency in Saudi patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Saudi Med J. 2009 Oct;30(10):1291-5.
De Simone, C., Ferrari, M., Meli, D. et al. Reversibility by L-carnitine of immunosuppression induced by an emulsion of soya bean oil, glycerol and egg lecithin. Arzneimittelforschung 1982; 32(11): 1485-8 (in German).
Du JH, Dong BD. [Comparative study on clinical efficacy of using methotrexate singly or combined with total glucosides of Paeony in treating rheumatoid arthritis]. Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he za zhi Zhongguo Zhongxiyi jiehe zazhi = Chinese journal of integrated traditional and Western medicine / Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he xue hui, Zhongguo Zhong yi yan jiu yuan zhu ban. Jun 2005;25(6):540-542.
Flora, K., Hahn, M., Rosen, H., Benner, K. Milk thistle (Silybummarianum) for the therapy of liver disease. Am. J. Gastroenterol. 1998 Feb; 93(2): 139-43.
Gupta MB, Nath R, Srivastava N, et al. Anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities of beta-sitosterol. Planta Med. 1980 Jun;39(2):157-63.
He DY, Dai SM. Anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of paeonia lactiflora pall., a traditional chinese herbal medicine. Frontiers in pharmacology. 2011;2:10.
Hughes, C.E. Prayer and healing.A case study. J. Holist. Nurs. 1997 Sep; 15(3): 318-24; discussion, 325-6.
Juneja, L.R. et al. L-theanine-a unique amino acid of green tea and its relaxation effect in humans. Trends Food Sci. Tech. 1999; 10: 199-204.
Kuhn, D. The effects of active and passive participation in musical activity on the immune system as measured by salivary immunoglobulin A (SIgA). J. Music Ther. 2002 Spring; 39(1): 30-9.
Lehrer, P., Feldman, J., Giardino, N. et al. Psychological aspects of asthma. J. Consult. Clin. Psychol. 2002 Jun; 70(3): 691-711.
Lemire, J.M., Immunomodulatory role of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3. Journal of cellular biochemistry, 1992. 49(1): p. 26-31.
Lin J, Xiao L, Ouyang G, Shen Y, Huo R, Zhou Z, . . . Li N. Total glucosides of paeony inhibits Th1/Th17 cells via decreasing dendritic cells activation in rheumatoid arthritis. Cellular immunology. Dec 2012;280(2):156-163.
Long, L., Huntley, A., Ernst, E. Which complementary and alternative therapies benefit which conditions- A survey of the opinions of 223 professional organizations. Complement. Ther. Med. 2001 Sep; 9(3): 178-85.
Luper, S. A review of plants used in the treatment of liver disease. I. Altern. Med. Rev. 1998 Dec; 3(6): 410-21.
Mariotti, S., Sansoni, P., Barbesino, G. et al. Thyroid and other organ-specific autoantibodies in healthy centenarians. Lancet 1992 Jun 20; 339(8808): 1506-8.
Monboisse, J.C., Rittie, L., Lamfarraj, H. et al. In vitro glycoxidation alters the interactions between collagens and human polymorphonuclear leucocytes. Biochem. J. 2000 Sep 15; 350(Pt. 3): 777-83.
Pawelec G, Barnett Y, Forsey R, et al. T cells and aging, January 2002 update. Front Biosci. 2002 May 1;7:d1056
Pugliese, P.T., Jordan, K., Cederberg, H., Brohult, J.Some biological actions of alkylglycerols from shark liver oil. J. Altern. Complement. Med. 1998 Spring; 4(1): 87-99.
Ritterhouse, L.L., et al., Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased autoimmune response in healthy individuals and in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Annals of the rheumatic diseases, 2011. 70(9): p. 1569-74.
Sanchez, A., Reeser, J.L., Lau, H.S. et al. Role of sugars in human neutrophilic phagocytosis. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 1973 Nov; 26(11): 1180-4.
Sasaki, N., Toki, S., Chowei, H. et al. Immunohistochemical distribution of the receptor for advanced glycation end products in neurons and astrocytes in Alzheimer's disease. Brain Res. 2001 Jan 12; 888(2): 256-62.
Spencer, N.F., Norton, S.D., Harrison, L.L. et al. Dysregulation of IL-10 production with aging: possible linkage to the age-associated decline in DHEA and its sulfated derivative. Exp. Gerontol. 1996 May-Jun; 31(3): 393-408.
Straub, R.H., Konecna, L., Hrach, S. et al. Serum dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and DHEA sulfate are negatively correlated with serum interleukin-6 (IL-6), and DHEA inhibits IL-6 secretion from mononuclear cells in man in vitro: possible link between endocrinosenescence and immunosenescence. J. Clin. Endocrinol.Metab. 1998 Jun; 83(6): 2012-7.
Tan, K.M., Candlish, J.K. Carnosine and anserine as modulators of neutrophil function.Clin. Lab. Haematol. 1998 Aug; 20(4): 239-44.
Toloza, S.M., et al., Vitamin D insufficiency in a large female SLE cohort. Lupus, 2010. 19(1): p. 13-9.
Valtysdottir, S.T., Wide, L., Hallgren, R. Low serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in women with primary Sjogren's syndrome as an isolated sign of impaired HPA axis function. J. Rheumatol. 2001 Jun; 28(6): 1259-65.
Vempati, R.P., Telles, S. Yoga-based guided relaxation reduces sympathetic activity judged from baseline levels. Psychol. Rep. 2002 Apr; 90(2): 487-94.
Venkatraman, J.T., Chandrasekar, B. et al. Effects of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids on the activities and expression of hepatic antioxidant enzymes in autoimmune-prone NZBxNZW F1 mice. LIPIDS 1994; 29(8): 561-8.
Wang SL, Wang JP, Bian H. [Clinical observation on total glucosides of paeony combined with sulfasalazine in treatment of ankylosing spondylitis]. Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he za zhi Zhongguo Zhongxiyi jiehe zazhi = Chinese journal of integrated traditional and Western medicine / Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he xue hui, Zhongguo Zhong yi yan jiu yuan zhu ban. Mar 2007;27(3):217-219.
Wang Y, Xing HY. [Clinical observation on effect of total glucosides of paeony combined with methotrexate on rheumatoid arthritis]. Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he za zhi Zhongguo Zhongxiyi jiehe zazhi = Chinese journal of integrated traditional and Western medicine / Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he xue hui, Zhongguo Zhong yi yan jiu yuan zhu ban. Sep 2007;27(9):839-840.
Wang YN, Zhang Y, Wang Y, Zhu DX, Xu LQ, Fang H, Wu W. The Beneficial Effect of Total Glucosides of Paeony on Psoriatic Arthritis Links to Circulating Tregs and Th1 Cell Function. Phytotherapy research : PTR. Apr 23 2013.
Zhang HF, Xiao WG, Hou P. [Clinical study of total glucosides of paeony in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus]. Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he za zhi Zhongguo Zhongxiyi jiehe zazhi = Chinese journal of integrated traditional and Western medicine / Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he xue hui, Zhongguo Zhong yi yan jiu yuan zhu ban. Apr 2011;31(4):476-479.Zhou Z, Lin J, Huo R, Huang W, Zhang J, Wang L, . . . Li N. Total glucosides of paeony attenuated functional maturation of dendritic cells via blocking TLR4/5 signaling in vivo. International immunopharmacology. Nov 2012;14(3):275-282.