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Which of these is an example of an autoimmune disease?

  • rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, myesthania gravis etc.

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  • Answer: rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, myesthania gravis etc.
  • Answer: Our Immune system starts producing antibodies to our tissue or an organ and starts rejecting treating it as a foreign substance which in turn leads to severe inflammation.
  • Answer: While most autoimmune diseases are not fatal and almost all can be helped with medications sometimes they do not respond well and can turn out to be fatal.
  • Answer: The only way to know for certain is to be tested by a physician. Some autoimmune diseases are genetic while others, such as AIDS, are transmitted by a virus. Proper tests can determine if you have any of these conditions.
  • Answer: When your body fires an immune response against a toxin it cannot kill, your immune system becomes either Th1 or Th2 dominant. This attack is against your own tissues (where the toxin is lodged).
    There are 3 types of toxins:

    1. Bio-toxin (Lyme, HIV, etc.)
    2. Chemo-toxin (Mercury, Lead, etc.)
    3. Food-Based toxin (Gluten protein, Dairy protein)

  • Answer: Insulin Dependent Diabetic Mellitus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis
  • Answer: the body attacks its own tissues
  • Answer: When a person has lupus, the immune system is confused and cannot tell the difference between healthy self and invaders like viruses, bacteria, or parasites. As a result, the immune system attacks healthy tissue. "Auto" means self. In lupus, the immune system works against the self.
  • Answer: It is an autoimmune disease
  • Answer: Lack of eating the right material your body needs.
  • Answer: If neglected very rarely you may get killed.
    Actually death can occur from many autoimmune diseases. A person needs a personal physician to monitor and provide treatment as required. Example is diabetes type one or two, another is uncontrolled Lupus. There are so many and all require medical care of some type. You might not die today but autoimmune diseases never go away, they might go dormant but the risk for complications is always possible.
  • Answer: Vitiligo or leukodermia is a chronic skin condition that causes loss of pigment, resulting in irregular white patches in skin. The precise cause of vitiligo is complex and not fully understood. There is some evidence suggesting it is caused by a combination of auto-immune, genetic, and environmental factors. The population incidence in the United States is considered to be between 1% and 2%. Vitiligo is not infectious disease but it cause a lot of emotional distress.
  • Answer: No, it is a form of blood cancer.