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Autoimmune disorders: Finding help

Learning from others dealing with autoimmune disorders and getting answers to your questions is vital to living with autoimmune conditions. These organisations offer support, information and advice.

The Butterfly Group

A charity dedicated to those affected by immune, autoimmune and chronic disorders. This charity helps and supports more than 150 illnesses and more than 100 symptoms and disorders.
 

thebutterflygroup.org.uk

Lupus UK

Lupus UK is a national charity supporting people with systemic lupus and discoid lupus and assisting those approaching diagnosis.
 

lupusuk.org.uk

Proventus

Proventus is an autoimmune and wellness health awareness charity group, run by sufferers for sufferers.
 

proventus.org.uk

Coeliac UK

Coeliac UK is the only national Charity supporting people with coeliac disease in the UK. It is also the biggest coeliac society in the world and regularly shares knowledge and advice with international colleagues.

coeliac.org.uk

Guillain-Barré Syndrome

GBS Support Group is a registered charity based in the United Kingdom that offers support and information to those affected by Guillain-Barré syndrome, CIDP and other dysimmune neuropathies throughout Britain and Ireland.

gbs.org.uk

Addison's Disease Self Help Group

Addison's Disease Self Help Group (ADSHG) is the UK support group for men, women and children diagnosed with Addison's Disease (or adrenal insufficiency).

addisons.org.uk

The British Sjogrens Syndrome Association

The British Sjögren's Syndrome Association (BSSA) is a charity which aims to raise awareness of the disease and support research into its cause and treatment. It is dedicated to providing mutual support and information to individuals affected by this disabling disease.

bssa.uk.net

The Vitiligo Society

The Vitiligo Society exists to help people with vitiligo live positively with the condition. It supports and funds research projects aimed at establishing the cause of vitiligo and finding safe and effective treatments.
 
vitiligosociety.org.uk

 

Thyroid UK

Thyroid UK provides information and resources to promote effective diagnosis and appropriate treatment for people with thyroid disorders in the UK, including Grave's Disease (hyperthyroidism).

thyroiduk.org.uk

PAS: The Pernicious Anaemia Society

The Pernicious Anaemia Society is a Wales-based international society providing information, help and support to sufferers of pernicious anaemia and B12 deficiency, and their families and friends.

pernicious-anaemia-society.org

MS

Finding help with multiple sclerosis. This list offers a guide to MS charities, organisations and resources online.

WebMD Medical Reference

Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on October 22, 2013

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