Recognizing autoimmune symptoms necessary for proper treatment

The body’s defense is the immune system. People trust it to keep them healthy and protect them from the germs and bacteria they encounter every day. But sometimes, the immune system doesn’t function the way it should. In a class of diseases known as autoimmune diseases, the immune system loses its ability to distinguish between "self" and "nonself," meaning it mistakes the body’s own cells as foreign and, accordingly, attacks them.
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