autoimmune

Sjogren’s Syndrome

Definition Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease where the immune system mistakenly starts producing antibodies against its own body cells leading to various symptoms. The main symptoms of Sjogren’s [Read More ...]

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

What is SLE? Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a in which the immune system wrongly identifies the normal tissues as being “foreign” and attacks it. It is more common in women compared to men. [Read More ...]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

What is inflammatory bowel disease? Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of conditions characterized by inflammation of the various parts of the intestine (bowels). IBD is a chronic (long term) [Read More ...]

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Definition Systemic lupus erythematosus  (SLE) or lupus for short refers to a long term autoimmune inflammatory disease that may affect the skin, kidneys, joints, brain, lungs, and other organs. In SLE, the [Read More ...]