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How come we see autoimmune diseases more in females than in males?

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Dr. Martin Morell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Estrogen

Believe it or not, the immune system communicates with hormones through receptors.
Some diseases are more common in males though.

In brief: Estrogen

Believe it or not, the immune system communicates with hormones through receptors.
Some diseases are more common in males though.
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