Women and Autoimmune Disease - The Mysterious Ways Your Body Betrays Itself

Women and Autoimmune Disease - The Mysterious Ways Your Body Betrays Itself

von: Robert G. Lahita

HarperCollins, 2009

ISBN: 9780061736957 , 304 Seiten

Format: ePUB

Kopierschutz: DRM

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Women and Autoimmune Disease - The Mysterious Ways Your Body Betrays Itself


 

A cutting-edge examination of the mysterious world of autoimmune diseaseand the new discoveries made daily that may save women's livesAutoimmune diseasesincluding chronic fatigue syndrome, vasculitis, juvenile diabetes, alopecia, Graves' disease, Sjogren's syndrome, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosisare among the most devastating conditions afflicting women today and the most resistant to diagnosis and treatment. In all of them, the body's immune system begins to attack healthy and normally functioning cells. And one of the biggest puzzles is why 80 percent of autoimmune disease sufferers are women. In this groundbreaking book, world-class immunologist Dr. Robert Lahita brings years of intensive research, patient care, and diagnostics to shed light on the mysteries of these conditions, with a particular focus on how they affectand how he treatswomen.Through case studies, he reveals the early warning signs, symptoms, diagnostic processes, and the most innovative treatments for all the most commonand many of the less well knownautoimmune diseases. He offers a scientifically sound and sensitive work that is the best resource available to help understand these perplexing and debilitating diseases.