Thyroiditis

Last updated: 19 May 2023  |  1288 Views  | 

Thyroiditis

  (called hyperthyroidism) or underactive glands (called hypothyroidism). The most common type of thyroiditis is Hashimoto's thyroiditis. About 10 times more women than men and 2% of women in the united states Other types, called subacute and silent thyroiditis, can result in overactive thyroid. Postpartum thyroiditis occurs in women who have recently become pregnant. Thyroiditis can lead to symptoms of both hyper and underactive thyroid, depending on its stage.

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