Autoimmunity plays a role in more than 101 diseases.
Following are brief descriptions of some of the many diseases in which autoimmunity may be involved
Following is a list of Autoimmune Diseases.
They are all caused by the immune system attacking different organs of the body.
Since all diseases use the same mechanism of action to attack target organs thus their treatment is essentially the same.
They are treated with IVIG, steroids, plasmapheresis ,cytotoxic and immunosuppressive treatments.
They are actually triggered by a protein on the surface of a virus, bacteria or food.
Celiac disease is the underlying cause in a majority of diseases from Autism, Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis to osteoarthritis.
The second most commonest cause of diseases is Mycoplasma.
Note: CIDPUSA considers autoimmune disorders to be secondary to infections and chemical exposure or proteins in your food by a process called molecular mimicry.
AUTOIMMUNE acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) A flu after vaccination followed by seizures and coma, causing inflammation of the brain (encephalitis).
It is a autoimmune disease. (avoid Flu vaccine)
Alzheimers a memory disorder caused by autoimmune disease.
Autoimmune alopecia areata
Hair loss in which the immune system attacks the hair follicles, causing thin hair on the scalp, and other parts of the body.
Autoimmune ankylosing spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis a rheumatic disease that causes inflamed joints in the spine and sacroiliac (the joints that connect the spine and the pelvis) and, in some people, inflamed eyes and heart valves.
Autoimmune aneurysms and their treatment with steroids to fix aneurysms.
A general term for more than 100 different diseases that affect the joints. All forms of arthritis and related conditions are believed to have an autoimmune component.
Autoimmune autism or Autistic disorder Also know know as a specific entity as PANDAS. (Childhood psychiatric disorders)
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia
A condition in which immune system proteins attack the red blood cells, resulting in fewer of these oxygen-transporting cells, check celiac.
immune system attacks liver cells, causing inflammation. this can lead to cirrhosis & eventually liver failure, check celiac.
Autoimmune Oophoritis Premature Ovarian Failure causing infertility.
Autoimmune Behçet's disease
sores in the mouth and genitals, inflammation in the eye. joints, digestive tract, brain, and spinal cord.
Autoimmune Bullous Pemphigoid Skin lesions
A very simple treatment for end stage cardiac failure
Autoimmune Crohn's disease
An inflammatory disease of the small intestine or colon that causes diarrhea, cramps, and excessive weight loss.
Autoimmune Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
In this condition you feel tired all the time.
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