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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Low : Low thyroid hormone does indeed interfere with ovulation and can impair fertility. Many people with low thyroid hormone levels will miss periods due ... Read More
Dr. Collin Smikle
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thyroid disease: Having an under or overactive thyroid gland can cause some challenges with getting or maintaining a pregnancy. Getting the proper treatment will help ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Connecting autoimmun: http://www.thyroidchange.org/resources/patient-blogs/related-illnesses/ there is a possibility that they are more prevalent but the studies linking ... Read More
Dr. Ernest Fischer
11 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Some connection: Celiac and (autoimmune) thyroid disease are more likely to happen together then each is likely in the general population. PCOS is typically a metabol ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Many types.: Thyroid disease is a nonspecific term which indicates there is an abnormality of thyroid function. These include excess secretion of thyroid hormones ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Various: Types and causes of thyroid disease, some are a genetic cause or predisposition, others are induced by the environment such as viruses, some are immu ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Which Disorder?: For an underactive thyroid, levothyroxine pills are prescribed to take daily for thyroid hormone replacement. Overactive thyroid: graves disease - the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Which type?: There are many different conditions that can afflict the thyroid gland. Please let us know which one so that we can provide you with some information ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid: Depends on if thyroid is under or over performing.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Variety of symptoms: Those with an underactive thyroid may experience: fatigue, constipation, dry skin/hair, cold intolerance, puffiness (some examples). Overactive thyroi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Depends on who is defining disability. Generally the answer would be no. Thyroid disease is easily treated and when treated appropriately there is n ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
23 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Various: Most common causes of thyroid diseases are autoimmune, the immune system, recognizes the thyroid as foreign to the body, in the process, the thyroid ... Read More
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