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What is Multiple Sclerosis? MS Symptoms, Course

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Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, potentially disabling disease that damages the central nervous system, the brain, and the spinal cord. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease, which causes damage to the nerve cells and the so-called myelin that surrounds the nerve cells. What multiple sclerosis means? The body attempts to repair the holes in …

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Sjögren’s Syndrome is an Autoimmune Disease

Sjögren's syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is a systemic inflammatory disease, or in other terms, it is an autoimmune disease. It primarily causes dry eyes and dry mouth. It is mainly causing reduced tear and saliva production. The cause of the disease is the same as other autoimmune diseases. Sjögren’s syndrome is relatively uncommon, affecting nearly one in 100 …

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Celiac Disease: Autoimmune Gluten Sensitivity

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Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the entire body. The cause of the celiac disease is not the cereal itself, but one of the protein groups of gluten in wheat, rye, and barley: the gliadin. In celiac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy), gluten ingested by the diet cannot be processed by the body, which therefore …

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Sweet Urine: Type 1 Diabetes Incidence, Symptoms

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I call type 1 diabetes (T1D) civilization disease because statistically, its more prevalent in the developed countries. However, there are exemptions; for example, Japan, which is one of the most developed states of the world, has a low incidence of childhood T1D (2.4/100,000). Finland has the highest prevalence of T1D (57.6/100,000), and Venezuela has the …

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Autoimmune Diseases List – What causes?

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The autoimmune disease is in which the immune system triggers an aggressive response against a structure of the body. There are organ-specific diseases, which are limited to a particular organ or tissue, or systemic autoimmune diseases in which various organs or organ systems are involved. Autoimmune diseases affect about 7-8 percent of the total population. Women have …

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Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis the Autoimmune Disease

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Arthritis means “joint inflammation,” and the disease has many related conditions or forms. The most common type of autoimmune arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), refers to the body’s immune system attacks joint tissues. RA is the most common autoimmune disease, affecting approximately 0.8% of the population. The causes are still not fully …

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