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80% of people with thyroid conditions are women…but why?

One of the most perplexing questions about autoimmune thyroid disease addresses this frequency of disorders among women. Patients with autoimmune thyroid disease are five to [...]

If you have hashimoto’s thyroiditis, beware of lactose intolerance

Patients suffering from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis have two reasons why they may avoid consuming dairy products. The first reason is that Hashimoto’s thyroiditis patients are more [...]

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 [...]

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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