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Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

How Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Stopped Ruling My Life
The author tells her story about being diagnosed and living with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. It is typically characterized by weight gain, fatigue, brittle hair, difficulty concentrating, tiredness, feeling colder than normal, dry and itchy skin, goiters, and my most prominent symptom—depression.
Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Treating the Most Common Thyroid Disorder
There is one treatment for Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: thyroid hormone replacement therapy. Though it’s the only treatment available, it’s highly effective at treating the symptoms of this thyroid disorder, including hypothyroidism and goiter.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Overview
The Most Common Cause of Hypothyroidism
Read this article to learn the basics of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid gland. In doing so, your thyroid’s ability to produce thyroid hormone may be impaired. Hypothyroidism and goiter may result.
Risk Factors of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
People with Autoimmune Disorders Are at Risk
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder, so the main risk factor for developing this disease is having a pre-existing autoimmune disorder. Learn what you should do if you are at risk for developing Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Facts and Tips
Read this article to learn quick facts and tips about Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, a common condition characterized by inflammation of the thyroid gland. Learn about causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatments here.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis FAQ
Answers to Your Most Common Questions
This quick reference covers all the most common questions about Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, a condition characterized by inflammation of the thyroid gland. Get easy-to-understand information about symptoms, causes, and treatments in this article.
Symptoms of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Signs and Symptoms of Goiter and Hypothyroidism
It’s possible to have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (inflammation of the thyroid gland) for years without experiencing a single symptom. But there are hallmark signs and symptoms of this common disorder, and you can learn about them in this article.
Preventing Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Can You Prevent this Autoimmune Disorder?
Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. But this common thyroid disorder is responsive to treatment, so you should focus on recognizing the symptoms and seeking an early diagnosis to prevent the disorder’s progression.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Diagnosis
Many Tests Can Detect this Common Thyroid Disorder
Read this article to learn what tests and exams your doctor may use to diagnose Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. These tests, along with a physical examination, will help your doctor detect the presence of this common thyroid disorder.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Complications
Disorders Associated with this Common Thyroid Disease
This article describes complications of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, a disease characterized by inflammation of the thyroid gland.
Causes of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
When the Immune System Attacks Your Thyroid
Read this article to learn about what causes Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, which is inflammation of the thyroid gland.
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