Hashimoto's Thyroiditis News and Research

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Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis or autoimmune thyroiditis. It is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation of and damage to the thyroid gland. This damage eventually leads to a reduction in the production of thyroid hormones and the presentation of hypothyroidism. Although it can affect any individual, it is most common in women between the ages of 30 and 50.

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Study points to major role of obesity in triggering, prolonging autoimmune diseases

Study points to major role of obesity in triggering, prolonging autoimmune diseases

Thyroid journal publishes new ATA guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism

Thyroid journal publishes new ATA guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism

SWHR hosts Capitol Hill briefing, The War Within: Women and Autoimmunity

SWHR hosts Capitol Hill briefing, The War Within: Women and Autoimmunity

Study: HT may affect symptom load and quality of life unrelated to hypothyroidism

Study: HT may affect symptom load and quality of life unrelated to hypothyroidism

January is ‘Thyroid Awareness Month’

January is ‘Thyroid Awareness Month’

Childhood obesity may change thyroid

Childhood obesity may change thyroid