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Multiple autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune Diseases | Last Active: Nov 23, 2021 | Replies (76)

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Hi @kidsmomof9, There is another related discussion which you may be interested in reading through the posts here:

Multiple family members with autoimmune diseases….is there a link?
https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/multiple-family-members-with-autoimmune-diseases-is-there-a-link/

Love your member username! Do you really have 9 kids? I'll bet it's fun getting together at the dinner table 🙂 I found out last year that one of my cousins who I haven't talked with in a long time also has 2 health conditions I have – polymyalgia rheumatica and small fiber peripheral neuropathy. Do members of your family share the same or similar conditions?

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After reading these articles over and again (Multiple Autoimmune factors) it has come to my conclusion that stress from an early age and mostly in a constant state (for a very, very long time) is hugely important. I can go into much detail but it is still important to know that I am a layman and not a professional. It appears to be that there has been little investigation into this particular category. Most people afflicted with these autoimmune health issues are embarased to reveal same as it is so very intimate and revealng. And many other factors included, on and on. This is a very interesting and revealing part of the autoimmune factors that I have not thought they to be a part of. Good information for thought. Thank you for this. Peach

Yep! We are high school sweethearts. Married when I was seventeen and 1st kid when I was 19! We were completely blindsided when our oldest kids was Dx with T1D at age 11. No one on either side had it. The only other autoimmune connection is my grandmother who had RA and, I just recently found out, an uncle with sarcoidosis. My maternal grandmother had pernicious anemia, as do I, but I am not sure if that is autoimmune…

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