Autoimmune Disorders that Affect the Hair and Skin - - autoimmune disorder/disease

Autoimmune Skin and Hair Disorders

There are three autoimmune hair disorders and seven autoimmune skin disorders. I will be talking about each of these in this post.

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month Part 2 - - autoimmune disorders/diseases

Living with Scleroderma

What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease.