The Many Faces of Autoimmune Disease

With autoimmune diseases, your body sees its own cells as enemies and wages war against itself.

Your immune system strikes out against your cells, harming your tissues and eventually causing impairment or loss of normal bodily functioning.

When your immune system is functioning normally, it can’t easily be fooled — it effectively distinguishes between things that should and shouldn’t be inside of you.

For example, when you take in food, your immune system recognizes it as nourishment and sends out a message to its “army” to stay calm. This is a reaction known as tolerance.

Without tolerance, every time you ate something, no matter what it was, you’d have a severe allergic reaction! 

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Have a wonderful & healthful day everyone!


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