Rheumatologists think the difference may come down to genes, hormones or environmental factors.
The world discovered this rare autoimmune disorder when singer Celine Dion announced she had it.
The world discovered this rare autoimmune disorder when singer Celine Dion announced she had it.
The world discovered this rare autoimmune disorder when singer Celine Dion announced she had it.
'Soft sex' can be great sex, especially to help you minimize pain and pressure.
'Soft sex' can be great sex, especially to help you minimize pain and pressure.
We know that psoriasis causes problems with male fertility. Does the same hold true for women?
We know that psoriasis causes problems with male fertility. Does the same hold true for women?
What is an overactive thyroid and how can it affect your life?
You have many ways to stop an overactive thyroid from affecting your everyday life.
What's behind an overactive thyroid and how do you distinguish it from something else?
Reactive arthritis arises from bacterial infections in your body, including STDs.
You can navigate both these things successfully with the right strategies and communication.
Creams, oral therapies and injections help manage the common condition.
For people with autoimmunity, communication with their partner is key to a healthy relationship.
The autoimmune skin disorder can create flaking, scaling and open sores on your private parts.
Autoimmune conditions affect people in myriad ways, including physically, mentally and sexually.
Each of the 100-plus types of autoimmunity is distinct, but many share certain characteristics.
More than 100 such conditions affect millions of Americans by attacking healthy cells.
There is no cure for UC, but there are options to help you manage this condition.
The 100-plus types of autoimmunity can affect almost every body part and system.
Sex is still possible even if psoriasis affects your penis. Extra care and lube are first steps.
Sex is still possible even if psoriasis affects your penis. Extra care and lube are first steps.
This chronic condition can slow you down, but it doesn't have to hold back your sex life.
Know the symptoms of CD and your predisposition for it. Getting tested could save your life.
Is there treatment for this chronic autoimmune condition? Learn how to manage it.
You might not even know you've got CKD, because there may be no symptoms in the early stages.
Learn the links between this reproductive condition and autoimmune diseases.
First identified 100 years ago, the condition is still controversial and often misdiagnosed.
Research indicates that innovative dietary approaches could address the causes of autoimmunity.
Coping with a CF diagnosis is difficult. Find the ideal method for you.
The star opens up about IVF, married life and rebounding from a debilitating health scare.
The inflammatory disease affects a quarter of U.S. adults and is a leading cause of disability.
The inflammatory disease affects a quarter of U.S. adults and is a leading cause of disability.
Create a gluten-free home, be safe in social settings and know how to react to gluten ingestion.
'The great imitator' can be hard to pin down, so look out for these common signs.
Since many sufferers are undiagnosed, it's an important topic for everyone.
Ankylosing spondylitis causes chronic inflammation and pain that can lead to sexual dysfunction.
Ankylosing spondylitis causes chronic inflammation and pain that can lead to sexual dysfunction.
Ankylosing spondylitis causes chronic inflammation and pain that can lead to sexual dysfunction.
The autoimmune disease affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans, but it is manageable.
There's no cure for this rare autoimmune disorder, but treatment can inhibit future flare-ups.
There's no cure for this rare autoimmune disorder, but treatment can inhibit future flare-ups.
There's no cure for this rare autoimmune disorder, but treatment can inhibit future flare-ups.
The 'Dead to Me' actor discusses the struggle of her recent diagnosis.
ITP is a rare autoimmune bleeding disorder that is sometimes diagnosed during pregnancy.
Finding love while living with a rebellious immune system is complicated but not impossible.
The autoimmune skin disease can spread from your arms to the area between your legs.
Sjögren's syndrome can lead to decreased moisture and impaired health in women.
An acclaimed burlesque performer finally finds her own truth: I am not my hair.
With adrenal insufficiency, your body doesn't produce the hormones it needs for daily function.
RRMS is the most common type of MS, leading to chronic fatigue and so much more.
The group of diseases can impede male fertility, and so can their medications. The key? Balance.
It's not just an old person's condition, and misconceptions can delay diagnosis.
BII and other complications are leading to a major jump in explant surgeries, doctors say.
A healthy pregnancy is possible, but precautions are needed to avoid complications.
Dear diary, I noticed a lump in my armpit last Monday and today it started itching...
While autoimmunity remains incurable and its cause unknown, dietary changes may help.
You can live a full and happy life…yes, even without gluten.
Got questions about this itchy and uncomfortable skin disease?
When treatment for MS leads to cancer, the compounding effect can seem insurmountable.
Don't believe every piece of nutrition advice that gets posted on social media.
A mutually beneficial sex life is achievable following a lupus diagnosis.
Hormones and genetics may explain why your immune system is attacking your body.
After 14 years with bipolar disorder, an additional diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease shook me.
In an instant, everything changes. Learning to cope is the only way forward.
Do successful coronavirus vaccines mean hope for vaccination against HIV/AIDS?
You probably know someone with an autoimmune disease, but what does it mean?
People with autoimmune disorders face a number of difficulties, including with sexual function.
High blood pressure isn't the only reason to cut your sodium intake.
Factors that can lead to premature menopause are many, but the cause is often unknown.
Chronic conditions typically have no cure, but their symptoms can be managed for a better life.
Autoimmune diseases cause distress, medical complications and, possibly, fertility issues.