What is Thyroid
Thyroid disorders in Pregnancy
Hypothyroidism/Hyperthyroidism in Children
Who is at risk for thyroid problems?
Millions of people suffer from thyroid dysfunction, most especially women. You may be at risk for thyroid disorders if you:2,3
Have a family history of thyroid problems
Have an autoimmune disease such as type 1 diabetes
Are over age of 50
Have a thyroid surgery
Have Down's or Turner’s Syndrome
Have prior history of exposure to radiation, or neck exposure to X-rays
Are of Asian or Caucasian descent
References: 2. American Thyroid Association. ATA Hypothyroidism Booklet. Falls Church, VA 2003. 3. Roberts CG, Ladenson PW. Hypothyroidism. Lancet. 2004;363:793-803.
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What is Thyroid Gland?
Goiter/Thyroid Nodule/Thyroid Cancer?
Hypothyroidism/hyperthyroidism in children