Samantha Ruth Prabhu Myositis Autoimmune Symptoms Causes Treatment
Actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu revealed on Instagram Sunday that she has been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition called Myositis, which leads to muscle weakness. “The doctors are confident that I will make a complete recovery very soon,” the actor wrote.
Taking to her Instagram stories, Samantha shared a photo of herself from the recording studio where she has been undergoing treatment. Along with the picture, the actress penned a heartfelt note for all her fans who have shown immense love to the recently released trailer of her film ‘Yashodha’: “Your response to the Yashodha trailer was overwhelming and it fills me with nothing but gratitude. It is this love and connection that I share with all of you that gives me the strength to deal with the seemingly unending challenges that life throws at me.”
What is autoimmune disease?
Autoimmune disease is a condition in which your body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. Although the exact cause is unknown, some experts believe that autoimmune disease may be triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Autoimmune disease can affect any part of your body, and symptoms can range from mild to severe. Some common autoimmune diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and type 1 diabetes. While there is no cure for autoimmune disease, treatments can help to manage symptoms and improve quality of life.
Autoimmune diseases are a result of an overactive immune system that leads to chronic inflammation. In people with autoimmune diseases, the immune system mistakenly attacks and damages healthy tissues. Autoimmune diseases can affect any part of the body, including:
- The heart
- The brain
- The digestive system
- Blood vessels