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I just got diagnosed with hashimoto's thyroiditis, what does this mean for me?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Close monitoring

Hashimoto's thyroid disease is an autoimmune thyroid disease caused by antibodies destruction to the thyroid tissues.
Over time, part of the thyroid will be destroy causing hypothyroidism. If you have hashimoto's thyroid disease, you need to have your thyroid labs test periodically to catch the time when your thyroid function is slowing down so you can start thyroid hormone replacement.

In brief: Close monitoring

Hashimoto's thyroid disease is an autoimmune thyroid disease caused by antibodies destruction to the thyroid tissues.
Over time, part of the thyroid will be destroy causing hypothyroidism. If you have hashimoto's thyroid disease, you need to have your thyroid labs test periodically to catch the time when your thyroid function is slowing down so you can start thyroid hormone replacement.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Robert Lang
Also, if you want to become pregnant, be sure to tell your obstetrician: this can effect pregnancy
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Autoimmune

Your immune system is dysregulated.
Many believe that increasing environmental toxicity plays a part in the increasing incidence of chronic disease. Consider finding a good integrative medicine doctor or an nd who can better assist you with getting the tpo down.

In brief: Autoimmune

Your immune system is dysregulated.
Many believe that increasing environmental toxicity plays a part in the increasing incidence of chronic disease. Consider finding a good integrative medicine doctor or an nd who can better assist you with getting the tpo down.
Dr. Su Fairchild
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