Immune system directory
Your immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues and organs that play a protective role in the body. It defends against threats such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. This is known as the immune system response because it triggers a set of reactions and responses. In autoimmune diseases, the immune system targets the wrong enemy, resulting in conditions that include allergies, some types of arthritis, and psoriasis. There are two parts of the immune system - the innate protection we have since birth, and the protection we develop over time with exposure to certain bacteria and illnesses. Your immune system can be damaged or compromised by diseases such as cancer. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about the immune system and much more.
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