Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells. The early symptoms include swelling, redness, rashes, fatigue, muscle ache, numbness and tingling of extremities, and hair loss.

Some of the common autoimmune diseases include Type 1 diabetes, psoriasis, Addison’s disease, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, and celiac disease. Its cause is generally unknown but this was found out to affect more women and may be inherited. The most common treatment is medication to calm down the overactive antibodies.

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