Autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune disease is a condition in which cells in the body are recognized as unknown antigens and are destroyed by the immune system. It is activated by hereditary factors as well as by the environmental impact, as such types of conditions are most prevalent in women of childbearing age.

Some of the most common autoimmune diseases are celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, reactive arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, type 1 diabetes, Addison’s disease, malignant anemia.

How to recognize it?

Symptoms may include insomnia, severe chronic fatigue, muscle weakness and joint pain, changes in blood pressure, weight changes, digestive problems, gastrointestinal problems.

Thyroid problems

They are often an indicator of the presence of an autoimmune disease. Hormonal fluctuations in women can also result in premenstrual syndrome and decreased libido.

Multiple sclerosis

It impacts the ability of the brain to control functions such as vision, walking, talking. It is called “multiple” because it affects many scattered areas of the brain and spinal cord. It is called “sclerosis” because the disease causes “sclerosis” or seizure of brain tissue in affected areas of the brain or spinal cord.


Chronic autoimmune disease, where antibodies are produced outside the norms called autoantibodies. There are several types of manifestations such as rash on the face, forehead, nose. Joint manifestations, muscle aches and the worst manifestation are possible, affecting the kidney blood vessels – leading to necrosis, kidney failure and hemodialysis.

Addison’s disease

Endocrine disease, which arises from a shortage of glucocorticosteroids and mineralocorticoids, kidney androgens. Symptoms can be confused with other illnesses, so diagnosis is very important. Women are characterized by a menstrual cycle disorder. Treatment is conducted with corticosteroids.

Other diagnoses of autoimmune diseases include: Myasthenia gravis; Hashimoto’s thyroiditis; Graves’ disease; Sjogren’s syndrome.

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