Women and Autoimmunity

May 6, 2017

Does AARDA have a newsletter?

Yes! AARDA’sĀ InFocusĀ is our quarterly newsletter. Issues are mailed to subscribers in March, June, September and December. The newsletter is a great way to keep up with […]
May 5, 2017

What specific autoimmune diseases affect women more than men?

According to Everyday Health, some of the autoimmune diseases that affect significantly more women than men are: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. For every man who develops Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, […]
May 5, 2017

Are women more susceptible to autoimmune disease than men?

Taken together, autoimmune diseases strike women three times more than men. Some diseases have an even higher incidence in women. Autoimmune diseases have been cited in […]
April 29, 2017

How many Americans have an autoimmune disease?

Approximately 50 million Americans, 20 percent of the population or one in five people, suffer from autoimmune diseases. Women are more likely than men to be […]