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Overview of autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks its own body. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of types such as Coeliac disease and lupus.

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Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular system that causes muscle weakness. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Lupus

Lupus is a disease of the body’s immune system. Although its causes are not yet entirely known, lupus treatments are available.

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Autoimmune conditions

Autoimmune diseases strike when the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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What causes lupus?

Learn more about lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects many parts of the body.

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Causes of thyroid problems

The common causes of thyroid problems include autoimmune disease, certain medical treatments and inflammation of the thyroid. Learn more here.

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Guillain-Barre syndrome

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness, numbness or paralysis. Learn more about its symptoms and diagnosis.

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Vasculitis

Vasculitis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels. Discover more about its diagnosis and treatment options.

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Immune system

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.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone. Learn about the symptoms, how it's diagnosed and treatment options.

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