An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your body. In normal conditions, your immune system functions to protect you against germs like bacteria and viruses. However, in certain situations, like autoimmune disease, the immune system gets confused and starts attacking your body, which at that time is seen as foreign, resulting in massive inflammation and damage to your organs.
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Rheumatologist OnCall and Dr. Diana Girnita have more than 15 years experience to evaluate and treat autoimmune diseases like.
In the last 30 years, the incidence of autoimmune diseases has dramatically increased. This is most likely secondary to a few very important factors that are not usually discussed with you in 10 minutes appointments:
Our patient’s treatment plan includes a thorough analysis of all these factors and addresses them all.
Our patients benefit from a whole person approach and receive optimization of all aspects of their health, not only a pill. We believe medication is needed when lifestyle interventions are not enough.
Every autoimmune disease is unique. Every patient is unique and has a unique presentation. However, there are also some common symptoms that we see in patients with autoimmune diseases.
If you are experiencing any of these signs come to be evaluated….
If you have these laboratory changes, then you also need to be evaluated
As I mentioned before, every patient has a unique presentation. Sometimes the symptoms come and go, sometimes the symptoms develop over a few months or a few years. It is very important when you have symptoms like these to contact a physician, a rheumatologist that will further examine you and determine the type of disease that might affect you.
We are happy to evaluate and, if needed, to treat you as a whole person and not only your disease.