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How does pregnancy affect thyroid function?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: False increase in T4

Levels of thyroid binding protein increase in pregnancy and levels of T4 are higher than during the non-pregnant state.
This change does not affect thyroid function. Both hypothyroid and hyperthyroid states impair fertility.

In brief: False increase in T4

Levels of thyroid binding protein increase in pregnancy and levels of T4 are higher than during the non-pregnant state.
This change does not affect thyroid function. Both hypothyroid and hyperthyroid states impair fertility.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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