Call The Doctor

Living with Autoimmune Disease

Season 33 Episode 12 | 25m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

An autoimmune disease is a condition in which a person’s immune system attacks healthy cells in their body. Doctors still don’t know what causes most autoimmune diseases or why some people are more likely to get them than others. A recent study shows women are more likely to get an autoimmune disease than men, and researchers suspect genetics could play a part in causing autoimmune disorders.

Aired: 03/10/21

Rating: NR

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