Soyona Rafatjah, MD is a board-certified Family Physician who practices Integrative and Functional concierge medicine at Prime Health in Denver, CO.

autoimmune rash

What Causes An Autoimmune Rash? 10 Possible Conditions

What autoimmune conditions cause a rash on the skin? These are the most common autoimmune diseases that may cause rashes on your skin: Lupus Sjogren’s syndrome Dermatomyositis Psoriasis Eczema Hypothyroidism & myxedema Celiac disease Scleroderma Lichen planus Behçet’s disease An autoimmune disease occurs when your body’s immune system attacks healthy cells within the body. This…

Hypothyroidism vs Hyperthyroidism

Hypothyroidism vs Hyperthyroidism: Differences & Treatments

Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are both severe thyroid conditions, but they are essentially opposites from one another. Hypothyroidism describes an underactive thyroid, while hyperthyroidism describes an overactive thyroid. About 1% of American adults experience hyperthyroidism, while approximately 5% of American adults experience hypothyroidism. More than half of thyroid disease patients may not know they have thyroid…