Autoimmune disorder

Graves’ Disease – Know All About It!

By Dr. Ashwini Reddy, Endocrine Surgeon The body has multiple chemicals called hormones, which regulate many of its functions. Increased or decreased levels of these hormones affect various functions including metabolism, growth and sexual functions. Thyroxin produced by the thyroid (situated in the front of the neck) is one such hormone,…

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Lets Clear Some Misconception About It!

By Dr. Sarvajeet Pal, Rheumatology   Autoimmune diseases are the result of a defective immune system where the immune system erroneously attacks the healthy tissues and cells of the body. Rheumatoid arthritis is a kind of autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the lining in the joints. It is accompanied by…