The system of the body that fights disease is what?
Although the immune system usually prevents disease, sometimes it can cause it. There are several diseases caused by an overactive immune system such as allergies, asthma or hay fever. There are also diseases that affect the Autoimmune system, where the body fights against its own cells (EG: multiple sclerosis (where the body fights against myelin sheath) and juvenile onset diabetes (Type 1) (where the immune system fights against B cells (islets of langerhan) in the…
The number one way your mouth protects itself from disease is by the blood supply. The mouth, face, and head all have relatively high blood supply, and the blood carries most components of the immune system, which is how the body fights disease. By being highly vascular, the mouth is able to heal quickly in the event if injury or disease.
AIDS doesn't affect any part of the body. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a diagnosis, not a disease. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV attacks the part of the body that fights disease, the immune system. There are many cells involved with the body's immune function, but HIV primarily targets CD4 cells.