The Immune System Explained: What You Need to Know

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 5 million people worldwide. It affects your immune system from the inside of your body, which means that basically, your body is attacking himself. You may have heard of it and you probably know someone who has lupus, but what is lupus?

Do you know what the symptoms of lupus are? Learn more about it with our article “13 Symptoms Of Lupus You Should Be Aware Of”.

“The immune system is a powerful army of cells that fights like a T-Rex on speed and sacrifices itself for your survival. Without it you would die in no time. This sounds simple but the reality is complex, beautiful and just awesome.”, as you can see in the video description. And that’s exactly what is is.

In this video, shared by Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell, you can learn more about what an autoimmune disease is, what the immune system is and how it works daily in your body.

Read more about systemic lupus erythematosus here.

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