• Joan Rothchild Hardin

Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occur when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. 80-100 such disorders have been identified, with many more suspected of fitting into the category.

The American Autoimmune Related Diseases, Inc,  (AARDA) claims 50 million Americans have an autoimmune disease. They publish this list of about 80 autoimmune and autoimmune related diseases: