Autoimmune Disease

By: Holly Mentzel

What is Autoimmune Disease?

Autoimmune Disease is an illness that causes your body to attack and cause destruction to your own tissue. Autoimmune Disease is when you have unusual antibodies circulating through out your body

How do you get Autoimmune disease?

Your immune system produces antibiotics that helps fight against harmful invaders inside your body, such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi. When you have this disease your body produces antibiotics against your own tissue. For you to be diagnosed with this disease the doctors have to identify which antibiotics are producing in your body.

Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease

Some symptoms of autoimmune disease is weight loss, joint/mussel pain, recurrent rashes/hives, difficulty with focusing, hair loss, dry mouth, eyes, or skin, blood clots, and numbness or tingling of hands or feet.

What can Autoimmune Disease Affect?

Autoimmune Disease can affect pretty much any part of your body, such as your face, arms/legs, heart, brain, nerves, mussel joints, and lungs.

How to stop Autoimmune Disease

Doctors say to stop autoimmune disease you might have to take vitamins that your body is lacking such as B12, or insulin injections.

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