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auto immune diseases

jaxsjaxs Member Posts: 13 Listener
edited October 2018 in Disabled people
how come there are so many people with auto immune diseases that are triggered by weather the food we eat and the water we drink , which are all  on the same earth and breath the same air eat the same foods and drink the same water and everyone i know is ill with auto immune diseases why isint anyone asking questions ? we have all be made ill and then refused benefits were entitled to i feel at times im like a lab rat !!!!


  • Mumof2dsMumof2ds Member Posts: 148 Pioneering
    Hi there @jaxs

    We have lots of auto immune in our family, both sides actually, so my ENT specialist said they needed to do extensive blood works to make sure my auto immune pathology was doing, they were testing for Lupus and after results we have a ? Over that, my blood results thew up abnormalities in my auto immune, so they are monitoring that,  in the meantime after 19 months  they diagnosed me with Menieres Disease, which was expected. 

    Lots of allergies interestingly on both sides of the family, and asthma too. Both our sons have bad asthma and the younger more pronounced allergies. 

    I skipped the asthma from my Mum, but got the allergies, and we have passed both asthma and allergies onto our sons. XX 

    Other auto immune issues in other family are: Diabeties, Skin allergies, food allergies, Rhumetoid Arthritis, Thyroid, Bone issues, Strokes, heart, and now Menieres, all passed down or so I am told. ? 
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  • MarkmywordsMarkmywords Member Posts: 421 Pioneering
    If the human body was a product, many of us would have asked for their money back !
    Modern living is causing bodies to malfunction more and more. The individual causes are too numerous to count.
    My immune system was grafted-on (bone marrow transplant) and I was unlucky so it has been doing its damnedest to kill me ever since.
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