How many people in world have Autoimmune Disease?
Estimates place the number of people with autoimmune diseases at 1 in 12. In the United States it is 23.5 million according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. www.aarda.org
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Answer . An antibody is what your body produces to fight of disease and infection. When a person has an autoimmune disease, the body's antibodies are attacking healthy and… normal cells.
\n. \n Answer \n. \nVitiligo or leukodermia is a chronic skin condition that causes loss of pigment, resulting in irregular white patches in skin. The precise cause of …vitiligo is complex and not fully understood. There is some evidence suggesting it is caused by a combination of auto-immune, genetic, and environmental factors. The population incidence in the United States is considered to be between 1% and 2%.\nVitiligo is not infectious disease but it cause a lot of emotional distress.
Since the area surrounding Autoimmune diseases are so uncertain and not very well understood, it is hard to say for certain what triggers autoimmune diseases as a whole or eve…n seperately. There have been some theories that the Epstein-Barr virus (mononucleosis) play a role in setting it off but there are also other theories ranging from job related repeated vibrations setting off Scleroderma to the coxsackie virus being a risk factor for having Type 1 diabetes (insulin dependent). Though there are many theories, they are still under consideration and being tested.
An autoimmune disease occurs when the body's immune system starts fighting cells that belong in the body instead of fighting off organisms and substances alien to the body.
yes. 1 of over 100 known!
An autoimmune disease is caused by the immune system attacking you instead of threats and diseases coming from outside you. In autoimmune diseases, the body makes a mistake …and attacks its own tissues. a condition that causes the body's own immune system to wrongly identify cells as foreign and attack them.
There are many diseases and disorders that can affect the thyroid. Some of them are autoimmune diseases.
Not that I know of. My mom has it, and nobody has said anything to her about her decreased likelihood.
i know this very well because i have diabetes and i'm an RN type 2 is your answer
Lack of eating the right material your body needs.
Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis , Scleroderma, Sojourn's, Vasculoitis
An autoimmune disease is a reaction to a substance that is innate to the human body - such as a specific organ or cell. Whereas an allergy is a reaction to a foodstuff that is… ingested into the body, not a substance that is 'created' by the body. Autoimmune diseases are reactions to substances 'created' by the body. Allergies are caused by things that have been "added" (ingested, inhaled, applied topically etc...) to the body. Hence allergies are not auto-immune reactions (it is an "immune reaction" since it involves the immune system, but not "auto", since auto implies a reaction to "itself", essentially)