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Hypothyroidism (cont.)

Surgery

There is no surgical treatment for hypothyroidism.

Other Treatment

There is no other treatment for hypothyroidism at this time.

Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American Thyroid Association
6066 Leesburg Pike
Suite 550
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone: 1-800-THYROID (1-800-849-7643)
(703) 998-8890
Fax: (703) 998-8893
Email: thyroid@thyroid.org
Web Address: www.thyroid.org

The American Thyroid Association promotes scientific and public understanding of thyroid disorders. It publishes a monthly journal and manages a Web site.


Hormone Foundation
8401 Connecticut Avenue
Suite 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-5817
Phone: 1-800-HORMONE (1-800-467-6663)
Web Address: www.hormone.org

The Hormone Foundation is a nonprofit organization started by the Endocrine Society. The organization promotes the prevention, treatment, and cure of hormone-related conditions through public outreach and education.


National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service
6 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3569
Phone: 1-888-828-0904
Fax: (703) 738-4929
Email: endoandmeta@info.niddk.nih.gov
Web Address: http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov

The National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. This Web site offers consumer information on the cause, treatment, and effects of endocrine and metabolic diseases.


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