Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases can be difficult to understand. Learn more about what is autoimmune disease, types of autoimmune diseases and more to stay informed.

My Body Was Destroying Itself—and It Took Doctors 5 Years to Figure Out Why

Imagine Florida being too cool: That's the case for this woman with a rare condition called cold agglutinin disorder. When the temperature dips below 75 degrees, her body turns on itself.

Women’s Autoimmune Diseases: Doctors Share 3 Reasons They’re So Common

Out of every 10 people, one has an immune system that attacks their own body—and 80 percent of those...

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14 Silent Lupus Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

This autoimmune disease is tricky to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses. If you have more than...

8 Health Problems That Get Worse During Summer

It's summertime and the livin' should be easy, but a number of health concerns can flare up or hit you...

11 Silent Signs of Multiple Sclerosis It’s Easy to Overlook

The autoimmune disorder MS is called "the great masquerader" because its symptoms are so easy to brush off as something...

Vitamin D May Just Be the Answer to Preventing This Degenerative Disease

Picking up additional doses of this vitamin is a walk in the park.

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11 Things Millennials Should Know About Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases are on the rise and can affect young women. Here are some of the symptoms, risks, and ways...

Actress Teri Garr Battles Multiple Sclerosis

She was at the top of her game when the first hints of the chronic disease appeared.