Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune condition that causes severe blistering and sores of the skin and mucus membranes. It is chronic and there is no known cure. The treatments (usually long-term corticosteroid treatment or other immune-suppressing therapies) are not always effective and can cause even more chronic illness. Without treatment, pemphigus vulgaris is considered life-threatening due to infection.
I first read Steve’s story many years ago when I started following the Blood Type Diet, but it is definitely worth a second read! The Blood Type Diet was a major contributor to Steve’s healing – read more about his journey in this blog called Pemphigus: the BEST THING that EVER happened to me!