Why do we develop Underactive Thyroid? This is usually an autoimmune process. Autoimmunity is the failure of an organism to recognize its own constituent parts as self, which allows an immune response against its own cells and tissues. Any disease that results from such an immune response is termed an autoimmune disease. Here body produces […]
Can Thyroid create problem in my Pregnancy?
Is thyroid important in pregnancy? Yes, it is. A normal thyroid balance is very important for conception and for continuation of pregnancy. Hypothyroidism can affect pregnancy in several ways: In women It can cause infertility in women because it can prevent the production of eggs. A pregnant woman with hypothyroidism is at higher risk for […]
Thyroid and Covid 19
Are people with Thyroid disease more prone to Covid 19? Although there is not yet enough information regarding the relationship between different thyroid conditions and susceptibility to COVID-19, there is currently no reason to believe that most people with thyroid disease are at increased risk to contract this novel coronavirus or to experience complications. Nevertheless, […]