A new study has found that migraine sufferers are more likely to suffer from thyroid problems, in particular hypothyroidism – or underactive thyroid. Other symptoms of hypothyroidism include fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, mood swings, constipation, and irregular menstrual… Read More
Hypothyroidism risk in women may increase with exposure to flame retardant chemicals. The study has found that younger women exposed to the chemical known as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) may be more likely to develop an underactive thyroid.
PBDEs are… Read More
Celiac disease increases the risk of thyroid disease in type 1 diabetics. The findings come from a population-based cohort study analyzing data from Swedish National Patient Register between 1964 and 2009. Researchers identified patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes prior… Read More
Hypothyroidism risk increases in chronic kidney disease patients with declining kidney function. The study looked at a nationally representative cohort of 461,607 veterans with chronic kidney disease stages 3-5. The researchers found that each 10 mL/min/1.73 m2 lower estimated glomerular… Read More
The thyroid gland is prone to two main disorders: hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) and hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). In hypothyroidism, the thyroid does not produce enough hormones causing many bodily functions to perform slower. In hyperthyroidism, too many hormones are being produced… Read More
Thyroid disease is linked to a low selenium diet. The findings come from China, supporting the previous studies conducted on the topic. The findings suggest that adequate selenium content in the diet can help ward off thyroid disease and… Read More
As February is declared the International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month, this health news overview is dedicated to healthy pregnancy recommendations, along with medical conditions all expecting mothers should be aware of, like bipolar disorder, PCOS, and thyroid disease. The main… Read More
Our weekly health news roundup gives you an opportunity to catch up on the latest health stories which you may have missed during your busy week. This week the stories focused on Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, thyroid disease and more… Read More
Research has found that thyroid disease can have significant implications on fertility and pregnancy and women presenting reproductive health issues should be screened for thyroid problems.
Thyroid hormones help control the metabolism and these same hormones also play a role… Read More
Double vision (diplopia) can be caused by thyroid disease, stroke or multiple sclerosis (MS). Double vision is when a single object appears blurred or doubled. Double vision can be temporary or it can occur all the time. Double vision… Read More