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thyroid disease

Thyroid disorder Endocrinology Any benign or malignant condition that affects the structure or function of the thyroid gland. See Anaplastic carcinoma of thyroid, Chronic thyroiditis–Hashimoto's disease, Hyperthyroidism, Hypoparathyroidism, Hypopituitarism, Hypothyroidism, Medullary thyroid carcinoma, Silent thyroiditis, Papillary carcinoma of thyroid, Primary hyperparathyroidism, Subacute thyroiditis, Thyroid cancer, Congenital goiter.

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Q. Hi, this is Maverick. My cousin is suffering from bipolar disorder. Hi, this is Maverick. My cousin is suffering from bipolar disorder. Is there any possibility to have thyroid problem due to bipolar.

A. Not that I know about. Bipolar disorder is mainly a psychiatric disorder, and not causing any disturbances in other systems in the body. However, hyperthyroidism may be mistaken to bipolar disorder in many ways (irritability, hyperactivity etc.)

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Mechanick agrees that testing people who have no symptoms or risk factors for thyroid disease could potentially lead to false-positive results, misdiagnosis, and overtreatment.
Thyroid disease status and age at diagnosis were derived from self-report of physician-diagnosed disease on the questionnaire (n = 128), and we additionally classified individuals who had TSH and total or free [T.
It is generally believed that dyslipidemia is a common finding in patients with thyroid disease and thyroid hormones play a role in regulating the synthesis, metabolism, and mobilization of lipids.
Value of the left inferior thyroid artery peak systolic velocity in diagnosing autoimmune thyroid disease.
I would highly recommend asking your doctor about blood tests for thyroid disease.
No member in control group presented with overt thyroid disease (table-III).
A total of 216 individuals who denied a history of thyroid disease or thyroid medication consumption were excluded by evaluating their self-assessed general health status forms.
It is believed the big occurrence of voice complaint in subjects' pre thyroidectomy happens because, according to literature, regardless the thyroid disease type, it may have physiologic disturbances related to phonation system, whether in voice or breathing level [5-9].
Thyroid disease is the most common endocrine condition affecting women of reproductive age and is associated with infertility and miscarriages.
Autoimmune Thyroid Disease In: DeGroot LJ, Jameson JL Ed.
The connection between autoimmune thyroid disease and diet has really not been well established, despite a lot of popular press reports on the subject," Sobel says.