autoimmunity

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production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body

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The causes of alopecia are not yet determined but are believed to include imbalances and problems with hormones, the thyroid gland or the autoimmune system.
It also boosts the autoimmune system, stimulating a natural response to tumours.
One "hygiene hypothesis" posits that wealthier people may be "too clean," disrupting the autoimmune system, he said at a press briefing.
Key Words: autoimmune system, malignant thymoma, parathyroid
And as Guyton signatures and Walker gestures, too, are repeated under Guyton\Walker, the artists put themselves back into circulation as their own content, working overtime now to design something like an aesthetic autoimmune system.
Both CFS and fibromyalgia are diseases of the autoimmune system, as is systemic lupus erythematosus.
Sjogren's syndrome, a disease with no known cure, causes the body's autoimmune system to attack salivary and lacrimal glands, decreasing saliva and tear production.
Type 1 diabetes typically arises in childhood and results from an autoimmune system attack on the pancreatic cells that produce the sugar regulating hormone insulin.
For thousands of years, the native people of the Andes have made the inner bark of the pink trumpet tree into a medicinal tea that is useful in fighting infections, shrinking tumors, numbing aches and pains, and strengthening the autoimmune system in general.
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