Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) is a systemic autoimmune disorder in which the body fights against its own secretary glands. Eventually, this leads to dry mouth, dry eyes, and vaginal dryness, along with a few other symptoms including extreme fatigue and arthritis. Along with the above, they also experience symptoms that are common to all rheumatic … Read more
March is Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month, and as we bring awareness to these conditions, it’s crucial to highlight the importance of emotional support for those living with autoimmune diseases. In this article, I’ll be sharing my personal journey with ulcerative colitis and the emotional struggles that come with it. I’ll also be discussing the significance of social support, accessing professional help, self-care strategies, and advocating for better emotional support in the healthcare system.
New findings are now being presented on possible mechanisms behind gender differences in the occurrence of rheumatism and other autoimmune diseases. The study, published in Nature Communications, can be of significance for the future treatment of diseases.
The immune system is the key defense of the human body against all sorts of diseases. If it was not for a strong immune system, we would have been ill all the time, 24/7, for the rest of our lives. While this system is working for us, it is in our utmost favor but once it starts to work against it; the immune system can be a great threat to the human body. This begins the birth of autoimmune diseases.