How are thyroglobin and tpo antibody tests related to hashimoto's disease and pregnancy?

Complex. Pregnancy will raise thyroglobulin values, necessitating an increase in total thyroid production. If hashimoto's is present, thyroid function must be assessed by free T3 (liothyronine) values and TSH during pregnancy to avoid low thyroid. Many women will develop a goiter during pregnancy, but this is physiologic. But it is imperative to constantly moniter thyroid function of the mother, or the fetus can be hurt.

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I have hashimoto disease and have a pregnancy at risk. How to make it better?

Test. You need to make sure that your thyroid function test are within normal limits. Read more...

What do you suggest if I have hashimoto disease. Any one else with it and what do you do for it?

Seek treatment. When your immune system attacks the thyroid, it can "rollercoaster" from HYPER to HYPO thyroid and cause severe swings in energy, mood, pain, etc. A full workup is warranted and treatment will significantly improve your quality of life. Finding the right physician to treat you is the tricky part. For more info, check https://www.facebook.com/groups/95847031171/ Read more...
20 million. Hi. Yep, you're not alone. About 20 million Americans have Hashimoto's. Are you hypothyroid (sometimes it's diagnosed before it causes hypothyroidism) yet? If so, take your thyroid hormone. Hash. has no effect on life or longevity as long as you take your thyroid medicine and your TSH and free T4 are in a good range. Ask Louie Gohmert...he LOVES science!!! JK! There are intelligent people in TX. Read more...