Evidence from recent research studies strongly suggests that psoriasis is a disorder of the immune system. Normally, the immune system defends the body from infection by bacteria, viruses, and other invaders. Sometimes, however, the immune system makes a mistake and attacks the cells, tissues, and organs of a person's own body. When this happens, the resulting disease is called an autoimmune disease. Many autoimmune diseases run in families.The theory that psoriasis is an autoimmune disease is based on the fact that scientists have found abnormally large numbers of T cells (a type of white blood cell) in the red, flaky skin patches of people with psoriasis. T cells are the infantry of the immune system. When the body senses a need to defend itself against infection, it first makes and then releases millions of T cells to fight off the invaders. Some t cells are normally found in skin. The presence of abnormally large numbers of T cells in skin affected by psoriasis suggests that the immune system is attacking the skin by mistake.(http://www.ehealthmd.com/library/psoriasis/pso_causes.html)
Shingles is not an auto-immune disease.
Well, lets start with the basics, your immune system is what keeps you from getting colds and flu's easily. so your auto-immune system (protection) automatically defends your body against these types of attacks, where anti-immune are the things trying to attack your immune system (Virus).
Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease that is caused by the overproduction of white skin cells. There are several types of psoriasis, such as guttate psoriasis and inverse psoriasis, but plaque psoriasis is the most common and it commonly occurs where joints meet, such as the elbows, knees, and fingers. It is also common on the scalp of the head. Furthermore, plaque psoriasis will occur where the skin gets easily irritated by rubbing motions or even in the genital area. Plaque psoriasis can occur anywhere on the body, however. Those with severe plaque psoriasis, the condition can cover the entire body. Normal skin replaces itself every 30 days, but in those with psoriasis, the process occurs only within a few days.
Vitiligo is also an auto immune disorder. For People suffering from different auto-immune disorder, there is higher probability to be affected by skin condition vitiligo. In the same manner people suffering from vitiligo have more probability to fall victim to other auto-immune disorders like underactive thyroid and Addison's disease etc
Psoriasis of the scalp is known as plaque psoriasis and can also affect the skin of the elbows and knees,the palms of hands and the soles of feet. It`s an auto-immune disease that`s recurring (chronic) and is therefore difficult to treat. Skin cells accumulate due to accelerated growth and form layers on top of the skin.The cause is believed to be genetic and could very well be hereditary.
Yes it is considered an autoimmune disease. Answer By Dr Naithani psoriasis is an auto immune disorder ,psoriasis is developed as immune response of body to any protein of self ,considering it as foreign protein in Ayurveda it all autoimmune disorders are kept under group Aamaj and ayurveda believe it is due to incorrect metabolism [mandagni vikar] in Ayurveda psoriasis is described as ekkusth and there is very good treatment for psoriasis as copared to immunsuppressive treatment which do more harm than good anti mitotic treatment is causing anemia and other hepatic malfunction ,thrombocytopenia[lowering in platelets count] Ayurvedic treatment is devoid of the such sort of Adverse effects and also work as anti-oxidant therapy
SCALY SKIN IS SKIN THAT LOOKS VERY NASTY AND BECOMES SCALY WHEN YOU DON'T TAKE CARE OF YOUR SKIN. There is a condition called psoriasis that can cause this. Psoriasis leads to itchy or sore patches of red skin that is thick and has silvery scales. They can appear on the elbows, hands, knees, scalp - pretty much anywhere. It's considered an auto-immune disease, in which your immune system has basically turned on yourself. == == == == == == == ==
To have an auto immune disease, your immune system has to be totally active. Most of the auto immune diseases are most probably caused by undiagnosed chronic infections. Your body will not attack the body proteins for no reason. Very shortly, you will find out the treatment for most of the autoimmune diseases.
AIDS, HIV, and Epstein-Barr disease are all forms of auto-immune disease. There are others.
The cause of rheumatoid arthritis has not been conclusively proven, but it is widely thought to be an auto immune disease. Another thought is that it is not an auto immune disease, but is caused by a virus or bacteria, which causes the immune system to react. There is evidence that a genetic factor is possibly involved.
yes but just be careful you coud catch an auto immune deficiency check with the doctor
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Fibromyalgia is not an auto-immune disorder. At this time they have found no cause for Fibromyalgia, but it is currently believed to be a nervous system disorder.
Rheumatoid arthritis is widely thought to be an auto immune disease in which the immune system attacks the body, although some medical professionals believe it is caused by a virus or bacteria triggering a response from the immune system.
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"auto-immune disease is the proper name for AIDS" The proper name for AIDS is acquired immune deficiency syndrome.This statement above is some what true. The proper name for AIDS is acquired immune deficiency syndrome. And it is an auto immune disease. There are many types of auto immune diseases. IE: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Crohns Disease, Lupus and many more.Many more would include type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, multiple sclerosis, and still more yet. An auto-immune disease is caused by an overactive immune system. In some people, when their body has no invasive organisms to attack, it starts attacking its own body. It will attack organs such as the pancreas, the colon, or small intestine. Often times when a person gets one auto-immune disease, they are likely to develop more auto-immune diseases. An example is that one in twenty diabetics will develop celiac disease.The proper name for AIDS is acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
allergies may be caused by many things, including certain food and medicines. The autoimmune disease is the disease in which the immune system attacks the body's own cells.
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yes there is a difference Auto immunity is where the body attacks and destroys its self such as Lupus, ITP, RA etc. Aquired immunity is where it is developed through exposure to specific microorganisms, toxins, and/or foreign tissues such as AIDS Constance 9-22-12
Auto Immune Deficiency is DIFFERENT than acquiredimmune deficiency.Auto immune deficiency also known as Primary immunodeficiency (PI) and the diseases differ in many ways. Some types of PI are characterized by low levels of antibodies. Others involve defects in T cells, B cells, granulocytes or the complement system. Because of these differences, individuals with different types of PI are susceptible to different types of diseases.Click on the link below for an informative link to tell you about the different types of Auto Immune Deficiencies.
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