In­flam­ma­tion and Au­toim­mune Dis­ease

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The top sign of au­toim­mune dis­ease is some sort of in­flam­ma­tion. Au­toim­mune dis­eases are ram­pant in de­vel­oped coun­tries like New Zealand and can af­fect any area of the body. Here are four

com­mon au­toim­mune dis­eases:

1. Mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis is char­ac­terised by the im­mune sys­tem’s at­tack on the cen­tral ner­vous sys­tem.

2. Pso­ri­a­sis is an in­flam­ma­tory skin dis­ease that causes cells to build up on the skin’s sur­face.

3. Rheuma­toid arthri­tis is di­ag­nosed when the body’s im­mune sys­tem at­tacks the joints.

4. Sys­temic lu­pus ery­the­mato­sus is an in­flam­ma­tory con­di­tion that man­i­fests as a range of symp­toms in the skin, joints and other or­gans.

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