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Immune system Disorders

The immune system is the structures and processes within our body which are able to detect bacteria, microbes, viruses, toxins, and parasites and protect your body from their invasion. Individuals who have an immune system disorder either have an immune system which is over-activity, attacking and damaging healthy cells and tissues, or underactive, without enough strength to fight dangerous infections and outside invaders.

Common conditions which occur from an overactive immune system include allergies and asthma. If you have these conditions and your body senses a foreign substance or allergen such as pollen, pet dander, or dust it releases histamine.

Unfortunately, if you have allergies it is because the body has overreacted to the "invasion," and the reaction can include symptoms such as rashes, vomiting, and breathing issues.

Other immune system disorders can be much more serious. Some of the most common conditions include:

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