Autoimmune diseases – symptoms and causes
Autoimmune diseases occur when your immune system attacks your own body. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular system that causes muscle weakness. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Vasculitis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels. Discover more about its diagnosis and treatment options.
Guillain-Barre syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness, numbness or paralysis. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Raynaud's phenomenon (or Raynaud's disease) is a condition causing some areas of the body to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of blood clots and pregnancy complications. Learn more here.
Autoimmune diseases strike when the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Your body's immune system is designed to protect you from, or get rid of, infection. Find out more about how the immune system works.
In this autoimmune condition, the thyroid gland in the neck produces too much thyroid hormone that can cause tremor, anxiety, a racing heart, goitre and bulging eyes.
Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone. Learn about the symptoms, how it's diagnosed and treatment options.