Familial hypothyroidism: Introduction
Familial hypothyroidism: Impaired thyroid activity that tends to run in families.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Familial hypothyroidism is available below.
Symptoms of Familial hypothyroidism
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symptoms of Familial hypothyroidism
Treatments for Familial hypothyroidism
- Management of familial hypothyroidism revolves around early diagnosis and treatment, and patients at risk should be monitored at regular intervals. Treatments include:
- Screening for hypothyroidism in routine neonatal screening - performed soon after birth in many countries
- Thyroid hormone replace therapy - lifelong
- Monitoring of thyroid function at regular intervals
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Menopause: Related Home Testing:
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Causes of Familial hypothyroidism
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Disease Topics Related To Familial hypothyroidism
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Familial hypothyroidism: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Familial hypothyroidism
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disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
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Thyroid disorders greatly under-diagnosed: One study found that about 10% of people
had undiagnosed thyroid disorders, mostly hyperthyroidism, but also hypothyroidism.
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Familial hypothyroidism: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Familial hypothyroidism: Rare Types
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Types of Familial hypothyroidism
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