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thyroid diseaseThyroid 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.)More discussions about thyroid disease
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