Thyroid disorder: Can it be dangerous?

Do you know that thyroid hormones affect several metabolic processes in your body? It can affect the nervous, digestive, cardiovascular, gynecological systems, and body temperature regulations. Hypothyroidism is among the most common thyroid issues. It's commonly caused by an autoimmune disorder known as Hashimoto’s Disease, in which the thyroid gland is chronically inflamed and mistakenly attacked by the body’s antibodies. This damages the thyroid gland and leads to a thyroid hormone production deficiency. This session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk's, Dr. Rachanon Murathanun, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism discussed about the danger of Thyroid Disorder.

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