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Autoimmune disease: Watch out for these signs

Espresso Logo By Daphné Cyr of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: Multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis—these are fairly common diagnoses. But what you may not realize is that they all have one thing in common: they are autoimmune diseases.An autoimmune disease occurs when there is a dysfunction in the immune system that causes it to turn against its host. This causes cell damage that can result in a multitude of symptoms. Here is a list of some of these symptoms; remember, if you have any health concerns, be sure to contact a healthcare professional.

Autoimmune disease: Watch out for these signs

Multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis—these are fairly common diagnoses. But what you may not realize is that they all have one thing in common: they are autoimmune diseases.

An autoimmune disease occurs when there is a dysfunction in the immune system that causes it to turn against its host. This causes cell damage that can result in a multitude of symptoms. Here is a list of some of these symptoms; remember, if you have any health concerns, be sure to contact a healthcare professional.

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