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Can exposure to asbestos cause thyroid disease?

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A 35-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of thyroid disease?

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Dr. Liuska Pesce
undefined 23 years experience
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 can be damaged or stimulated. Other causes are iodine deficiency, problems with development of the thyroid or with parts of the thyroid cell important ti make thyroid hormones. Some medications or infections can also cause thyroid problems.
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Dr. Eric Levin commented
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Another good source is, Dr. David Brownstein one of the foremost holistic board-certified family practitioners in the country and author of "Natural way to Health" . He has authored many articles & books e.g. iodine:why you need it etc. check out www.drbrownstein.com. A different way of looking at thyroid problems will be presented different from mainstream medicine!
Jan 20, 2014

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