May 2, 2023

hypothyroidism pregnancy
Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy: Treatment, Prevention, and Tests

Hypothyroidism is an endocrine condition in which your thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough T3 (triiodothyronine) and/or T4 (thyroxine). It’s also known as underactive thyroid. Thyroid disease in pregnancy is uncommon (3-5 occurrences per every 1,000 pregnancies). Even if you didn’t deal with diagnosed thyroid issues before conception, it’s possible to develop maternal hypothyroidism.  2-3% of…

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