Your immune system consists of a guided molecular army of antibodies equipped to recognize millions of foreign enemy antigens. However, in autoimmune conditions, antibodies are produced which target the cells of your own body. This is how many autoimmune diseases begin, including thyroid eye disease.
Omega, MS, Michelle
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Available at: https://jdc.jefferson.edu/insight/vol3/iss1/7