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Auto Immune Conditions
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Auto Immune Conditions
Auto Immune Conditions
Your body's immune system helps fight infection by attacking the "bad cells". Sometimes the immune system mal functions and attacks itself. When this happens you develop an auto immune condition.
Autoimmune disease affects up to 50 million Americans, according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. (AARDA) An...
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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder. It may affect the...
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Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord (central nervous...
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term disease that leads to inflammation of the joints and...
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Addisons disease occurs when the adrenal cortex is damaged and the adrenal glands do not produce enough steroid hormones called cortisol ...
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Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder. It causes hyperthyroidism, which occurs if the thyroid gland creates too much thyroid hormone...
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People with celiac disease (or celiac sprue) have an intolerance to gluten - a protein found in grains....
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