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Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a type of autoimmune disease in which the immune system destroys the thyroid, the gland that helps set the rate of metabolism. It attacks women 50 times more often than men. (Source: excerpt from Endocrine Diseases: NWHIC)
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is a type of autoimmune thyroid disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the thyroid gland. The thyroid helps set the rate of metabolism - the rate at which the body uses energy. Hashimoto’s prevents the gland from producing enough thyroid hormones for the body to work correctly. It is the most common form of Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). (Source: excerpt from Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: NWHIC)
Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the thyroid and keeps it from producing enough thyroid hormone. It is the most common form of hypothyroidism. (Source: excerpt from Thyroid Disease: NWHIC)
Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a type of autoimmune disease in which the immune system destroys the... (Source: excerpt from Endocrine Diseases: NWHIC)
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is a type of autoimmune thyroid disease in which... (Source: excerpt from Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: NWHIC)
Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the thyroid and... (Source: excerpt from Thyroid Disease: NWHIC)
Progressive enlargement of the thyroid gland, often associated with hypothyroidism.
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