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Study finds mild thyroid dysfunction affects one in five women with a history of miscarriage or subfertility

Mild thyroid abnormalities affect up to one in five women with a history of miscarriage or subfertility, which is a prolonged time span of trying to become pregnant, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical … Continue reading

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Slightly underactive thyroid may affect women’s fertility

New research suggests that a slightly underactive thyroid may affect a woman’s ability to become pregnant, even when the gland is functioning at the low end of the normal range, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of … Continue reading

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Mildly low thyroid function OK during pregnancy, study finds

There appears to be no benefit to treating mildly low thyroid function during pregnancy, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health research network. Markedly low thyroid function, called hypothyroidism, during pregnancy has long been associated with impaired fetal neurological development and … Continue reading

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Thyroid care critical after cancer treatment

Hypothyroidism, in which the thyroid produces too little thyroid hormone, is a common side effect of radiation treatment for cancer. Controlling this condition after cancer is critical for fertility success, new research finds. In a study of 1,282 cancer survivors, … Continue reading

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Keep tabs on thyroid health

A new study supports the notion that thyroid disorders can cause significant reproductive problems for women. The report’s authors believe that testing for thyroid disease should be considered for women who have fertility problems and repeated early pregnancy loss. The … Continue reading

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