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How many people in world have Autoimmune Disease?

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Estimates place the number of people with autoimmune diseases at 1 in 12. In the United States it is 23.5 million according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. www.aarda.org
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How do you get autoimmune diseases?

Since the area surrounding Autoimmune diseases are so uncertain and not very well understood, it is hard to say for certain what triggers autoimmune diseases as a whole or eve

What is autoimmune disease?

An autoimmune disease occurs when the body's immune system starts fighting cells that belong in the body instead of fighting off organisms and substances alien to the body.

What are autoimmune diseases?

An autoimmune disease is caused by the immune system attacking you instead of threats and diseases coming from outside you. In autoimmune diseases, the body makes a mistake an

Is there a cure for autoimmune diseases?

At present there is no cure for autoimmune disorders. There is treatment to prevent some of the damage cause by these disorders. and some can be lucky in that these diseases c

Can autoimmune disease kill you?

If neglected very rarely you may get killed. Actually death can occur from many autoimmune diseases. A person needs a personal physician to monitor and provide treatment as r

Who mostly gets autoimmune disease?

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