Autoimmune Diseases Directory
Autoimmune disorders occur when the body's immune system reacts improperly, attacking and damaging the body itself. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about causes of autoimmune diseases, different types of autoimmune diseases, how to treat them, and much more.
WebMD explains immune system disorders like asthma and rheumatoid arthritis, including causes and treatments.
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Definition and Stats
A background on ITP, including demographics and number of cases.
Multifocal Motor Neuropathy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
The causes, symptoms, and treatment of multifocal motor neuropathy, a rare nerve disease.
Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)
If you have hyperthyroidism, it means your thyroid is overactive and produces too much of a hormone called thyroxine. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of hyperthyroidism.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Autoimmune Diseases
Learn what makes RA an autoimmune disease. Get the facts as to what autoimmune diseases are and how changes involving your immune system lead to RA.
Life With an Autoimmune Disease
If you have general, lingering symptoms, you may be suffering from an autoimmune disease -- which means your immune system is attacking healthy tissue.