8 Common Causes of Immune Disorders

Your body’s immune system protects you from disease and infection, but when you suffer from an immune disorder; your immune system becomes dysfunctional and leaves the body prone to attack by invading germs and infection—typically by become over- or under-active.

The most commonly known immune disorders are Lupus, Type one diabetes , Rheumatoid arthritis, and Multiple sclerosis.

There are over 80 different types of immune disorders, and even though direct causes are still a medical mystery, doctors consider the following links as increased risk factors…

ADVERTISEMENT

1. Heredity

Studies link heredity to a higher chance of developing an immune disorder. For instance, if one parent has an immune disease (i.e., type one diabetes) their children’s risk for inheriting that same disorder increases significantly.

Next »
More From Activebeat
Related from ActiveBeat
Related on ActiveBeat
You May Also Like
More from ActiveBeat