Thyroid Problems Topic Guide

Thyroid Problems Thyroid Problems: Diseases of the thyroid gland can lead to: Causes of hypothyroidism include
  • tissue loss,
  • antibodies,
  • present from birth,
  • defects in the production of thyroid hormone production, and
  • medications.
Causes of hyperthyroidism include
  • Grave's disease,
  • goiter,
  • thyroiditis,
  • adenoma, or
  • medications.
Symptoms of both diseases range from Treatment depends upon the thyroid condition.


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