MS_SWEETHEART's SparkPeople Blog MS_SWEETHEART's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Because of a blog I wrote earlier this week, I have been receiving emails asking about my Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, what it is, and what are its symptoms. It is an autoimmune condition that causes insane amounts of inflammation in the body, which attacks, weakens, and destroys the joints, muscles and tissue in the body. In the worst cases, vital organs can be damaged. There is no known cause, and there is no cure. It's mostly found in women, and it has the same symptoms as Lupus, whic... Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:07:26 EST