Immunosuppression is a situation in which the efficiency of the immune system weakens. It can occur as a result of an adverse reaction from the treatment of other problems or conditions as well. Conditions like HIV, Chemotherapy and Lupus can make an immune system weak. Those people, who are undergoing immunosuppression caused due to these reasons, are said to be immunocompromised. Continue Reading
When the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues and organs, the condition is known as Lupus. This condition creates an inability for the immune system to differentiate between antigens and healthy tissues. Antigens are substances that cause the immune system to produce antibodies against it. These can be foreign substances from the environment like bacteria, chemicals, viruses, or pollen.