About Dr. Arem

Dr. Ridha Arem is board certified in endocrinology, and metabolism. He is the author of over 40 peer reviewed articles in the fields of thyroid disease, endocrinology, and metabolism.

You may develop Graves’ disease in the future if you have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

The two main forms of autoimmune thyroid disease are Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland that [...]

Why is selenium so important for the health of your thyroid, your immune system, and for optimal metabolism

Selenium, which is a metalloid, is involved in many crucial functions that take place in the body. It is found in trace amounts in the [...]

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Lichen sclerosus: an often-overlooked genital skin condition in patients with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

In women Lichen Sclerosus, which is an inflammatory immune system meditated skin condition affecting the genital area, is frequently associated with an autoimmune disease, particularly [...]

Psoriasis, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, and increased risk for metabolic syndrome

An interesting connection exists between psoriasis, an autoimmune skin condition, and the occurrence of weight gain and metabolic syndrome. Psoriasis affects roughly 1-3% of the [...]

Why hypothyroid patients should stop consuming foods containing lactose

Lactose intolerance is commonly found in people who suffer from Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism. Lactose intolerance is to be distinguished from sensitivity to dairy, another [...]

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