Hashimoto’s Disease is an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid. It encourages immune cells to mistakenly attack the thyroid gland, which means that it doesn’t produce the right amount of thyroid hormones. This can have a big impact on the rest of your body because thyroid hormones are super important for lots of functions. Not sure what causes Hashimoto's Disease or whether you might be affected? Here's what to know about the condition and what the outlook is if you'
Sjӧgren’s Syndrome is often one of the less well-known autoimmune conditions, but it can have a major effect on day-to-day life. It was first highlighted by Swedish physician, Henrik Sjӧgren, who noticed that women with arthritis also tended to have dry eyes and a dry mouth. Here’s what to know about this autoimmune condition. Who gets Sjӧgren’s Syndrome? Sjӧgren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune condition that’s more likely to affect women, especially between the ages of 40 and 60