What is Autoimmune Disease

50 million Americans with an Autoimmune Disease, Another 25 Million with Symptoms but don’t have a diagnosis yet 

$591 million dollars spent by the NIH on AD research compared to the $6.1 billion spent on cancer.

#1 most popular health topic requested by callers to the National Women’s Health Information Center

 

               Every physical symptom has a source… let’s find out together what is causing yours!

 

MORE THAN 100 AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES:

SOME COMMON ONES:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 
  • Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Graves’ disease
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Juvenile diabetes (Type 1 diabetes)
  • Celiac disease
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Lyme disease
  •  Multiple sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Alzheimer's
  • Parkinson's

References: http://www.diabetesed.net/page/_files/autoimmune-diseases.pdf

AUTOIMMUNE STATS: https://www.aarda.org/news-information/statistics/

We at AARDA say that 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease. Why the difference? The NIH numbers only include 24 diseases for which good epidemiology studies were available.