Autoimmune Diseases

Some of the known autoimmune diseases (POTS may be newly listed as one!)

1. Multiorgan Syndromes

Lupushttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systemic_lupus_erythematosus

Mixed Connective Tissue Diseasehttp://www.medicinenet.com/mixed_connective_tissue_disease/article.htm

Sarcoidosis- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarcoidosis

Sjogren’s Syndromehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sj%C3%B6gren%27s_syndrome

2. Endocrine Conditions

Thyroid Diseasehttp://www.thyroid.ca/

Diabeteshttp://www.diabetes.ca/

Addison’s Diseasehttp://www.addisonsociety.ca/

Autoimmune Oophoritishttp://www.cidpusa.org/Oophoritis.html

3. Pain/ Fatigue Syndromes

Chronic Fatigue- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_fatigue_syndrome

Fibromyalgiahttp://fibromyalgia.ncf.ca/

4. Hair & Skin Conditions

Sclerodermahttp://www.scleroderma.ca/

Alopeciahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alopecia_areata

Psoriasishttp://www.psoriasis.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=1336

Vitiligohttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitiligo

Pemphigushttp://www.pemphigus.ca/e/

5. Gastrointestinal Conditions

Inflammatory Bowel Diseasehttp://www.ccfc.ca/English/info/ibd.html

Celiac Diseasehttp://www.celiac.ca/EnglishCCA/eceliac.html

Pernicious Anemiahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pernicious_anemia

6. Joint & Muscle Related Conditions

Rheumatoid Arthritis–  http://www.arthritis.org/disease-center.php?disease_id=31

Spondyloarthropathieshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spondyloarthropathy

7. Neuromuscular Conditions

Multiple Sclerosishttp://www.mssociety.ca/en/default.htm

Raynaud’s Phenomenonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raynaud%27s_phenomenon

Gullain-Barre Syndrome (possibly linked to Dysautonomia)- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillain%E2%80%93Barr%C3%A9_syndrome

Myasthenia Gravishttp://www.myasthenia.org/

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