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Thoughts on Auto-Immune Disease

December 13th, 2012 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , , , ,

Auto-immune (AI) diseases are characterized by an inappropriate destruction of “self” tissue by the immune system.  In Lupus, for example, your own immune system would attack the nucleus of a variety of cells, and “anti-nuclear antibodies” (ANA) are found in the blood when tested.  This is a common screen for auto-immune disease, although having a […]

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