Lupus is a disease of the body’s immune system. Although its causes are not yet entirely known, lupus treatments are available.
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.
Autoimmune diseases strike when the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Summer skin rashes
Summer rashes can be caused by things like sunlight, insects, sweating and overheating - especially if you have allergies and/or pre-existing skin conditions.
What causes pancreatitis?
Pancreatitis is caused when something going wrong and the enzymes start digesting the pancreas, rather than the food in the gut. Learn more about the condition here.
Chilblains, itchy, swollen and painful parts of the skin only happen in the cold. Check your symptoms and learn more how to treat chilblains.
Peripheral nerve disorders
The peripheral nerves include the nerves outside your brain and spinal cord. When damaged, peripheral nerves can't communicate properly. Learn more about causes of peripheral nerve disorders on this page.
Causes of psychosis
While no one knows exactly what causes psychosis, it could be due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Drug abuse can also be a trigger.
Pleurisy occurs when the lining of the lungs become inflamed, most often due to a recent respiratory tract infection. Read about causes and treatments.
Sjögren’s syndrome is a condition of your immune system that commonly affects your eyes and salivary glands. Here's how your doctor may diagnose it.