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Autoimmune diseases occur more often in women than men

Discriminatory Disease MS Discovery Forum

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Numbers at the top of the columns = number of cases (x 1,000,000) in the US.

  • “The sex disparity in MS mirrors that seen in many autoimmune disorders. “
  • “For example – 80% female
    autoimmune thyroiditis,
    systemic lupus erythematosus, and
    Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Overall, nearly 80% of autoimmune diseases disproportionately affect women (Gleicher and Barad, 2007).
  • “Scientists have explained this trend by pointing out that female sex hormones stimulate inflammatory pathways, which can exacerbate autoimmune conditions.”

Note: apprently there is a big reduction during pregnancy - the pregnant body is very careful to not reject the fetus
There is, for example, less MS while pregnant and breastfeeding


Why Women Get More AutoImmune Diseases Aug 2015

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See also VitaminDWiki

Dr. Coimbra - very high dose Vitamin D for most autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune category starts with

See also web: consensus that ~50 diseases are autoimmune, ~50 more are suspected:

  • Wikipedia long list with details and accepted/suspected labels
  • American Autoimmune Association very long list, click for details
  • AutoImmuneDiseaseList Description of each of 100+ diseases
    Examples: Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis, Celiac, IBD, Anklosing spondylitis, Crohn's Disease, Type I Diabetes,
Created by admin. Last Modification: Saturday July 7, 2018 17:10:30 UTC by admin. (Version 4)

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