Autoimmune Diseases in Women

Updated: May 1, 2022

“Our bodies have an immune system, which is a complex network of special cells and organs that defends the body from germs and other foreign invaders. Many diseases of the immune system, also known as autoimmune diseases, are more common in women than in men. Learn about the different types of autoimmune diseases that affect women.” – Office on Women’s Health – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

How do Autoimmune diseases affect Women? (Office on Women’s Health – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
What Are Common Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease in Women? (Johns Hopkins Medicine)
Top 10 Differences Between Male and Female Lupus Patients (Hospital for Special Surgery)
Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women: How it’s different. How it’s treated (Wentworth-Douglass Hospital; Mass General Community Hospital)
Lupus in Women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Multiple Sclerosis: Why Are Women More at Risk? (Johns Hopkins Medicine)