Tag Archives: Autoimmune

Medical News Today: Why narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition

Previous research has suggested that narcolepsy may be an autoimmune condition. Now, a new paper published in the journal Nature Communications finds additional evidence that this may be the case. Narcolepsy involves ‘sleep attacks’ that can interfere with daily activities. Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects a person’s sleep-wake cycle. The condition makes… Read More »

If You Have These Marks on Your Teeth, You Could Have This Autoimmune Disorder

Those spots may seem insignificant, but health experts say they could be a sign of a severe digestive disorder. Only_NewPhoto/Shutterstock Your mouth is a window into your health, according to the American Dental Association. Two examples are links between gum disease and heart troubles, and poor oral health as a potential early indicator of Alzheimer’s. Now,… Read More »