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hypothyroidism and hyperthroidism

hypothyroidism and hyperthroidism - Hypothyroidism is the...

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Hypothyroidism is the most common and means that your thyroid gland is not producing enough hormone to keep the body running normally. While there are a number of symptoms the most common are cold hands and feet, chronic fatigue, lethargy and fatigue, emotional instability, and depression. There is many reasons that the cells in the thyroid glands don’t produce enough hormone the most common causes are autoimmune disease, surgical removal of the thyroid, and radiation treatments. In autoimmune disease, the immune system that protects the body from invading infections can mistake thyroid gland cells and their enzymes for invaders and can attack them. Then there aren’t enough thyroid cells and enzymes left to make enough thyroid hormone. In the case of the thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, or Graves’ disease patients need to have part or all of their thyroid removed. If the whole thyroid is removed, people will definitely become hypothyroid. If part of the gland
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  • Summer '16
  • Natasha Miller
  • Thyroid disease

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