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Why Does The Cold Affect Autoimmune Diseases
If healthy 25 yr old sudden developed cold urticaria how likely would it be that it's associated with an underlying autoimmune disease or other issue?
Autoimmune disease is also known as Autoimmune conditions. In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in . As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system . One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells . List of auto immune disease are many and growing . End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid , pancreas or cells such as white ...Read more
I barely ever get sick. I haven't had a cold or flu in a couple of years and don't get sick. Could I have a autoimmune disease?
Don't worry...: Congratulation for being healthy and sickless, but you're only 22. Remember:, any disease is a process of lifelong making. So, do something daily within our control, that is, healthy lifestyle. As to going to have autoimmune disease or not, i would not waste a second to think, chat, and worry because we cannot do anything about out past anyway, but focus on practicing healthy lifestyle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone has both eczema and cold urticaria but no other symptoms, can it be a symptom of an autoimmune disease?
Could be: But probably not.Get a more detailed answer ›
What's the best way to boost your immune system to fight off a cold, allergy, or flu if you have an autoimmune disease?
How do I fight a cold with an autoimmune disease? I am not taking immune suppressants. I have a bad cough that hurts my lungs, and Im congested.
Temporary: take Colostrum spray under toung every 4 hrs or 2 capsules every 4 hrs lung hurting ???? see the doctor ...Read more
Is there an autoimmune disease that targets attacks, kills the nerves in the entire body which affects personality behavior loss of emotions, feelings?
No but: It doesn't sound autoimmune. Depression doesn't require an autoimmune disease. It can make your mind attack itself, be associated with physical pain, loss of energy, insomnia, crying spells. Get seen, treatment will make difference. Only 30% of people get acceptable improvement on 1 med, insomnia, pain, low energy all need attn. Therapy and meds together is best if u have this problem. Gd luc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variety of symptoms: Many autoimmune diseases can affect women, such as thyroiditis, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, grave's disease, vitiligo, etc... Symptoms include rashes, skin color change, skin tightening, fatigue, muscle weakness, fevers, feeling hot, feeling cold, weight gain, weight loss, joint pains, joint swelling, muscle aches, eye changes, abnormal lab results, dry mouth, etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No one knows: No one knows for sure. Various theories have been postulated including hormonal influences but none has been proven. ...Read more
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
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