Risks of Thyroid

Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is a condition in which your thyroid gland does not produce enough of certain essential hormones. Hypothyroidism may not cause visible symptoms in the early stages. Over time, untreated hypothyroidism can lead to a number of health problems such as obesity, joint pain, infertility and heart disease. Accurate thyroid function tests are …

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Identifying Thyroid Problems – Part 2

This is the continuation of the first part. Autoimmune disease is only one of the causes of hypothyroidism, other factors cause this condition, and these are Treatment of Hyperthyroidism: An overactive thyroid is usually treated with radioactive iodine or antithyroid drugs. However, there are cases where treatment of hyperthyroidism has resulted in permanent hypothyroidism. Radiation treatment: Treatment …

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