Hereditary Angioedema isn’t something that everyone has heard of…even though it’s been the subject of popular television medical series. But this mysterious condition is very well-known to people who treat disorders of the immune system. It’s an out of control inflammatory response that can cause a person’s face, arms, and legs to swell for no apparent reason. It may also cause the person’s airway to swell and can be fatal. Fortunately HAE is rare but there are treatments for this condition…in this program we meet people who have lived successfully with HAE. We will hear about treatments that are working to help them manage the disease and live successful, normal and even healthy lives. (2005)
Combining poignant storytelling with scientific rationale, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind explores the latest progress in health and wellness issues, through personal stories and medical breakthroughs that are redefining health care treatment.
In addition to compelling stories, you'll get advice from top experts in the fields of health and wellness and hear about the latest technological advancements that will bring you right to the cutting edge of medicine.
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