There a lot of symptoms associated with autoimmune diseases. Some may appear to fall under the same category as autoimmune disease, but they are really unrelated. If you every have any doubts, seek out the care of physician to get the best diagnoses. Many times one or two of these symptoms, or other problems, will come up. It is usually only a real issues when you have more than one at a time or they reoccur often.
Yeast infections can occur in the mouth or in the vaginal region of women. Candida yeast infections are pretty common. It is characterized by white spots coating the mouth or tongue, or the vaginal region of women. Yeast infections can be a sign of many autoimmune diseases, but in more cases than not it is simply an infection that will go way with some medication.
Depression and emotional problems are issues in and of themselves. Everyone experiences depression at one point or another in their lives. Too much stress, feeling helpless or overwhelmed, and life in general can bring us down. Depression can also be a psychological problem stemming from a chemical imbalance in the brain. Depression can also play a part in autoimmune diseases when the disease affects the brain or the hypothalamus of the brain.
Fatigue is a common problem for people everywhere. We all get so busy we forget to let our body relax and sleep. We allow ourselves to become run down, tired, and over exerted. However, if you have been getting plenty of sleep each night and have a good balance between work and play and still feel completely drained, this may be a much bigger problem. Autoimmune diseases can affect the flow of oxygen, increase toxicity, or cause infections that leave you tired.
Symptoms of allergies like dry eyes, dry mouth, light sensitivity, headaches, and swollen glands can also be symptoms of an autoimmune disease. That doesn’t really make detecting an autoimmune disease very simple. However, if you experience allergies for six months out of the year, each year, around the same time, then it is most likely just allergies. If for any reason the symptoms show up unexpectedly, then it’s time to see a doctor.
You are the best judge of your health so pay attention when you feel something is “off” and go see your doctor.