Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease develops when your immune system, which defends your body against disease, decides your healthy cells are foreign. As a result, your immune system attacks healthy cells

Grave’s disease

Grave’s disease

Symptoms

  • Anxiety

  • Shaky hands

  • Sensitive to heat

  • Sweats alot

  • Loss of weight while eating the same

  • Enlarging of the thyroids

  • Double vision

What is it?

-it is an inflammation and other immune system events affect muscles and other tissues around your eyes. Some resulting signs are bulging eyes, pressure in eyes, gritty sensation in eyes, pressure and pain in the eyes, puffy or retracted eyelids.

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

Symptoms

  • Increased thirst

  • Frequent urination

  • Extreme hunger

  • Unintended weight loss

  • Fatigue and weakness

  • Blurred vision

  • Yeast infection (females)

What is it?

Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy. The far more common type 2 diabetes occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin or doesn't make enough insulin.

MS



Symptoms

  • Feeling tired

  • Trouble walking

  • Pain

  • Blurred or double vision


What causes it:

Smoking can cause it Epstein-Barr virus or the human herpesvirus 6 that makes their immune system stop working normally. The infection may trigger the disease or cause relapses. Scientists are studying the link between viruses and MS, but they don’t have a

Can autoimmune disease be prevented

Autoimmune connective tissue diseases are chronic, can be life threatening complex multisystem disorders. Their etiology is unknown but genetic, hormonal and environmental factors are important. antibodies in their serum. When such a patient is identified he is usually followed and treated if clinical disease manifests itself. So really it really can't be prevented by genetics.