Autoimmune Diseases, Explained

Roughly 50 million Americans are living with an autoimmune disease—which occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body—and 75% of them are women. Each autoimmune disease is different, but many share overlapping symptoms such as fatigue, muscle aches, joint pain, and inflammation.

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The 4 Best Diets to Try If You Have an Autoimmune Disease

If you have an autoimmune disease like celiac disease, Crohn's, or rheumatoid arthritis, eating or avoiding certain foods really can make a difference in your symptoms.
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This May Be Why Women Are Far More Likely to Get Autoimmune Diseases

Researchers have discovered hundreds of genes that express themselves differently in women, promoting their risk for psoriasis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and more.
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9 Autoimmune Diseases Every Woman Needs to Know About

With a variety of symptoms that wax and wane, autoimmune diseases are often tough to diagnose. But demand answers if you’re experiencing symptoms–treatment can help.
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14 Things You Need to Know About Celiac Disease

Top celiac experts separate myth from fact about the life-altering autoimmune disease.