Autoimmune diseases occurred when our immune cells destroy the body’s own healthy tissues by mistake. Autoimmune diseases can affect almost any part of the body, including the heart, brain, nerves, muscles, skin, eyes, joints, lungs, kidneys, glands, the digestive tract, and blood vessels.
What is autoimmunity? Anything in the body which is identified as “not-self“ is attacked.
Autoimmune diseases are conditions where the body's immune system attacks its own tissues.