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production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body

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She said: "Coeliac disease is not a food intolerance or allergy, it is an auto immune disease, and to that end it is important for those who are diagnosed with the condition to maintain a strict gluten-free diet to stay healthy.
James has visited the ward once a month for four years for treatment for auto immune disease Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP).
It is estimated that more than 400,000 people in the UK live with rheumatoid arthritis, which is an auto immune disease that can strike at any age and which can be a long-term and extremely painful progressive, debilitating and disabling disease.
The agent can cause Auto Immune Disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and chronic skin conditions such as lupus.
All the money raised will be donated to help people suffering with Myasthenia Gravis, an auto immune disease characterised by fluctuating muscle disease.