symptoms of autoimmune disease

symptoms of autoimmune disease

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Autoimmune disease is a disease that occurs in which the body's immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Meanwhile, the immune system should function to protect the body against disease and bad cells, such as bacteria and viruses. Many effects will arise if the body is attacked by autoimmune.
We need to know, autoimmune causes can arise due to many factors, ranging from heredity to an unhealthy lifestyle. This disorder can last a very long time, even up to a lifetime

In general, the early symptoms of autoimmune include:

• Pain all over the body that makes the body feel like it is being stabbed.
• Joint pain in the knees, joints in the wrists, back of the hands up to the knuckles. This pain occurs on both the left and right sides. This pain is also often accompanied by swelling and/or stiffness, making it painful and difficult to move.
• Feeling excessive and prolonged fatigue
• Develops a mild fever
• Hair loss
• Often exposed to canker sores.
• Loss of memory, focus and concentration
• Skin rash
• Tingling in hands or feet
Factors that put a person at risk of developing an autoimmune disease include:
• Genetic or heredity. Genetic factors are the main risk factors that can cause autoimmune diseases.
• Hormonal changes. Hormonal changes have a correlation with autoimmune diseases.
• Have a family history of autoimmune disease
• Suffering from a bacterial or viral infection,
• Exposure to chemicals, such as asbestos, mercury, dioxins or pesticides
• Smoking
• Are overweight or obese
•	Gender. About three-quarters of people with autoimmune disorders are women.
Efforts that can reduce the risk of developing autoimmune diseases include:
• Exercising regularly
•	Do not smoke
• Maintain ideal body weight
• Use protective equipment when working, to avoid exposure to chemicals
• Routinely wash hands properly to avoid viral and bacterial infections

Several methods for detecting autoimmunity include:
 • Physical examination
 • Medical history
 • Blood test
 • Biopsy
 • X-ray
Consult and check yourself regularly with your doctor if there are signs of an auto-immune disease that you feel so that you can overcome them and carry out further treatment.
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