An autoimmune disease is a disorder where the immune system mistakenly starts to attack parts of your body, considering them foreign. According to research, autoimmune diseases are one of the top 10 causes of death in women in all age groups up to 64 years. There are more than 80 different autoimmune diseases, but some symptoms are common for all of them.
It’s very important to recognize the first signs as early diagnostics help to extend life, raise its quality, and lower the number and heaviness of aggravations. Bright Side researched the signs that something is wrong with your immune system and when it’s time to see a doctor. Let’s see if you are in a risk group.
1. Headaches, brain fog, attention deficit problems
Headaches, brain fog, and other specified symptoms can seriously harm our quality of life. These symptoms can be associated with stress or a lack of sleep
, but they are also signs of a dysfunction in our immune system (lupus or anemia, for example).