Common Remedies

Common Over-The-Counter Remedies Here is a list of easy to find, over the counter (in the US) items that some of our members find useful. Remember, what works for one may not work for another… NOTE: This list is offered … Read More

The Calcium Pump…

Completing the jigsaw puzzle: an important piece is in place.  (Aug 2000) What causes Hailey-Hailey disease? The condition is caused by a change (mutation) in a gene on chromosome 3. Now researchers in the UK and USA have discovered that … Read More

What is HHD? A good description in lay terms.

Hailey-Hailey disease (HHD) is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis characterized by disturbed keratinocyte adhesion. OK, in English, sufferers of HHD have a problem with ‘keratinocyte adhesion.’ Keratinocytes are the cells that make up the skin and in HHD patients one of the thousands of genes … Read More