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Autoimmunity: An in-sight narrative

Girija Venkatesh

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2019.047


Abstract

Autoimmune conditions can mirror dis-ease at many levels, each of which blurs the boundary between self and non-self. While medicine captures the inflammatory angle involving the immune system, this article presents perspectives on other players in this dis-ease—lifestyle, mental and emotional states and sociocultural settings—gathered from the author’s own journey with autoimmunity.

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