Why Do Women Have More Autoimmune Conditions?

Why Do Women Have More Autoimmune Conditions?

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Our immune systems are generally pretty great, but sometimes they can turn on us. And for some reason, these autoimmune conditions mostly affect women.

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Stiff Person Syndrome


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Women more often misdiagnosed because of gaps in trust and knowledge


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Does X mark the spot? A new clue why autoimmune diseases target women


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