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What is Postpartum hypothyroidism?

What is Postpartum hypothyroidism?

  • Postpartum hypothyroidism: Postpartum hypothyroidism is a relatively common disorder that has previously been unrecognized and untreated. Although symptoms are temporary and usually mild, most women are relieved to learn that their symptoms are not all in their heads, that they are not "losing their minds," that they don't have a life-threatening disease, and that there are inexpensive, effective treatments to relieve their discomfort.

Postpartum hypothyroidism: Introduction

Types of Postpartum hypothyroidism:

Broader types of Postpartum hypothyroidism:

How serious is Postpartum hypothyroidism?

Prognosis of Postpartum hypothyroidism: With adequate treatment the prognosis is good in these cases.
Complications of Postpartum hypothyroidism: see complications of Postpartum hypothyroidism

What causes Postpartum hypothyroidism?

Causes of Postpartum hypothyroidism: see causes of Postpartum hypothyroidism

What are the symptoms of Postpartum hypothyroidism?

Symptoms of Postpartum hypothyroidism: see symptoms of Postpartum hypothyroidism

Complications of Postpartum hypothyroidism: see complications of Postpartum hypothyroidism

Onset of Postpartum hypothyroidism: It is estimated that 2.5% of all pregnant women have some degree of hypothyroidism.

Postpartum hypothyroidism: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Postpartum hypothyroidism.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Postpartum hypothyroidism.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Postpartum hypothyroidism: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Postpartum hypothyroidism.
Treatments for Postpartum hypothyroidism: see treatments for Postpartum hypothyroidism
Research for Postpartum hypothyroidism: see research for Postpartum hypothyroidism

Name of Postpartum hypothyroidism

Main name of condition: Postpartum hypothyroidism

 

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