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How do you acquire thyroid problems?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Many different ways: It is difficult to answer in400 spaces but i will try hyperthyroidism is caused by too much hormone produced like in graves disease where your bodies immune system attacks the gland and it overproduces the hormone hypothroidism is also caused most of the time by auto immune disorder which cause thyroid to produce less hormones goiter caused by iodine deficiency cancer caused by radiation/unknown.
Answered on Oct 16, 2012

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