Common auto-immune diseases

Auto-immune pathology is one of the common diseases that can be dangerous if not treated in a timely manner. The disease consists of more than 180 different types, common in young people, females are at greater risk of the disease than men.

1. What is automedive pathology?

When a person's immune system is disturbed and it is impossible to distinguish itself from external antigens and reverse attack the cells of the body, thereby giving birth to diseases called auto-immune pathology. The disease is common in young people (from 20 to 40 years old), females often have more autoimed disease than men; the elderly and children are less susceptible. The disease can progress in batches, from mild to more severe and complex levels. If not detected and treated in time auto-immune pathology can lead to many dangerous complications.

2. Causes of autommmunity pathology

There are many causes of automedive disease, including:

  • Polluted habitats: The immune system can be directly damaged by chemical intoxication (such as mercury, lead, hair dyes, pesticides,…) At this time, the tissues of the body are damaged and modified, making the immune system in distinguishable from external antigens, leading to automedic disease. Especially lupus erythety will become more serious in polluted habitat conditions.
  • Intestinal bacteria disturbance: Excessive overuse of antibiotics or contraceptives causes the intestinal microbial system to be unbalanced, leading to disorders of the immune system.
  • Infection: Is the cause of a number of autothetic diseases such as spinal inflammation, rheumatism,… The immune system confuses body cells with germs and attacks those cells.
  • Vitamin D deficiency: vitamin D plays a role in strengthening the immune system, so vitamin D deficiency impairs the immune system.

Air pollution

Polluted habitats are the cause of auto-immune pathology

3. Common auto-immune diseases

Autoive pathology has more than 180 different types, however the article only mentions the most common autogive diseases.

  • Lupus Erythem Erythem system

Lupus erythematous is a skin disease. The disease manifests itself as a seemingly common rash, but if a rash appears in the whole body, this can affect other bodies in the body such as the kidneys, joints, heart and brain. Systemic lupus erythemata has common symptoms of rash, fatigue and joint pain.

  • Psoriasis

People with psoriasis often have silver or white scales that appear on the skin. The cause of this phenomenon is that the process of creating new skin cells takes place too quickly, causing them to accumulate and form inflamed red patches. According to the study, about 30% of people with psoriasis have symptoms such as stiffness, swelling and joint pain – known as psoriatic arthritis.

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is when the immune system is disturbed and mistakenly attacks the joints, leading to hotness, redness, stiffness of the joints. This form of the disease occurs not only in the elderly as common arthritis, but may appear earlier, usually in their 30s.

rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus

In normal humans, the pancreas plays a role in secreting insulin hormones to regulate blood sugar levels at the appropriate threshold. However, the immune system in humans with type 1 diabetes mellitus attacks and destroys those insulin-producing cells. This leads to uns controlled and increased blood sugar levels. Ultimately damages many other muscles such as nerves, eyes, kidneys and the heart.

  • Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis destroys the protective layer around neurons in the central nervous system – called the myelin crust that causes the transmission and receiving of signals between the brain and the spinal cord to be affected. With multiple sclerosis, patients may have difficulty walking, or staying balanced. The disease can take place in various severe forms.

Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis destroys the protective layer around neurons in the central nervous system

4. How to prevent auto-immune diseases?

Some tips to help patients prevent auto-asym immune diseases are:

  • Establish and maintain a healthy, scientific lifestyle to optimally protect the immune system.
  • Having proper nutrition, avoiding obesity because obesity can increase the risk of autoimed diseases such as psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Exercise, exercise regularly to improve resistance.
  • Maintain regular health check-up 1 – 2 times / year to be able to detect diseases related to the immune system in general and other dangerous diseases in general.
  • When an auto-immune disease is suspected, it is necessary to see a doctor immediately, not to take drugs of unknown origin.

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About: Minh Quynh

b1ffdb54307529964874ff53a5c5de33?s=90&d=identicon&r=gI am the author of Share99.net. I had been working in Vinmec International General Hospital for over 10 years. I dedicate my passion on every post in this site.

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