What is autoimmune disease ?

What is autoimmune disease

Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system mistakenly targets and attacks the body own cell and tissue. This can lead to inflammation and damage to various organs, causing a range of symptoms and health.

The causes of autoimmune diseases.

  1. Genetic Factors: There is a genetic predisposition for many autoimmune diseases. Certain genes may increase susceptibility, and having a family history of autoimmune disorders can elevate the risk.
  2. Environmental Triggers: Various environmental factors can trigger or exacerbate autoimmune responses. These include infections (viral or bacterial), exposure to certain chemicals or pollutants, and dietary factors.
  3. Hormonal Influence: Hormonal changes, particularly in women, are linked to the development of autoimmune diseases. Fluctuations in hormones, such as during pregnancy or menopause, can impact the immune system.
  4. Stress: Chronic stress may contribute to the development or exacerbation of autoimmune conditions. Stress can influence the immune system’s balance and responsiveness.
  5. Microbial Infections: Certain infections, especially chronic ones, can trigger an immune response that may cross-react with the body’s own tissues, leading to autoimmune reactions.
  6. Dysregulation of Immune System: An underlying dysfunction in the immune system’s regulation and control mechanisms can result in an overactive immune response, causing it to mistakenly attack healthy tissues.

While these factors are recognized, the specific cause can vary for different autoimmune diseases. Understanding these complexities is crucial for developing effective treatments and preventive strategies.

Types of autoimmune diseases:

There are numerus autoimmune diseases, affecting different organ and system. Here are some common types: –

1. Rheumatoid

2. Lupus

3. Type 1 diabetes

4. Multiple sclerosis

5. Hashimoto thyroiditis

6. Graves disease

7. Inflammatory bowel disease (chrohn’s disease)

8. Psoriasis

9. Celiac disease

10. Sjogren’s disease

Signs and symptoms of Auto immune diseases: 

1. Fatigue: Persistent tiredness and lack of energy.

2. Joint pain swelling: seen disease like rheumatoid arthritis.

3. Muscle pain and weakness: Common in condition like myositis.

4. Skin problem: rashes redness or changes in skin texture may occurs.

5. Fever: elevated body temperature, often associated with inflammation.

6. Digestive issues: Symptoms like abdominal pain, diarrhoea, or weight loss may occur.

Changes in weight, energy levels, and mood can be signs of thyroid-related autoimmune diseases.

7. Nervous system problems: Issues such as numbness, tingling, or difficulty concentrating in conditions like multiple sclerosis.

How to manage with the Homeopathic medicine: 

  1. Arsenicum album: Sometimes used for autoimmune conditions associated with anxiety, restlessness, and exhaustion.
  2. Sulfur: It may be considered for skin-related autoimmune issues and conditions where there is burning and itching.
  3. Rhus toxicodendron: used for autoimmune diseases involving joints, particularly when symptoms are worse with initial movement but improve with continued motion.
  4. Natrum muriaticum: suggested for autoimmune conditions associated with emotional stress, grief, or isolation.
  5. Lachesis: considered in certain autoimmune conditions with left sided symptoms and aggravated by heat.

 Scope of Homeopathy:

Homeopathy gives remarkable results in mild to severe cases, of Autoimmune disease. In worst condition of Autoimmune disease and progressive symptoms, homeopathy helps to manage the symptom. Homeopathy medicine for Autoimmune diseases help to manage all symptoms and permanent cure etc.


In conclusion, Homeo Care Clinic offers a holistic approach to treating Autoimmune disease. These medicines mention above can treat the underlying causes of the condition and offer relief from the discomfort. However, it is important to consult a qualified practitioner for correct dosage and duration of treatment. Dr Vaseem Chaudhary, Homeo Care Clinic Provides comprehensive care for various ailment, including Autoimmune disease, and offers customized treatment plans on individual requirements.