Thyroid related conditions
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Breast cancer can be associated with Thyroid Disease. At the University of Pisa, Italy, researchers found that there was a 6% higher incidence of breast cancer in patients with benign thyroid disease than in the control group. This shows the importance of yearly mammograms for thyroid patients.
Carpal tunnel syndrome: People with rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, or other metabolic conditions like thyroid disease may be more likely to develop carpal tunnel syndrome. These conditions affect the nerves directly, making them more vulnerable to compression. Pregnancy may also cause carpal tunnel syndrome but it usually resolves within a few months after delivery. More reliable info on Carpal tunnel syndrome.
Depression: thyroid disease can affect your mood if you have an underactive thyroid you may experience mild to severe depression due to depleted thyroid hormones. Read Depression, the Thyroid, and Hormones at WebMD.
Endocrine Causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Theodore C. Friedman and Camille Kimball
Graves disease an autoimmune disease where the thyroid is overactive
High triglycerides - Hypothyroidism may be linked to high triglycerides which can lead to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease.
Medullary Thyroid Cancer is one of the least common forms of thyroid cancer.
Menstrual Problems Thyroid imbalance affects the function of the pituitary gland which regulates the ovaries which can cause abnormal menstrual periods ranging from loss of menstrual periods to heavy menstrual periods. Hypothyroidism can cause irregular menstrual periods, heavy menstrual periods, and even loss of menstrual periods.
Neuroenndocrinology, Genetics and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome By David J. RTorpy, MBBS, PHD, FRACP, University of Queensland, Australia
Sjogren's Syndrome (pronounced show grins) is an auto immune disorder where the main tissues attacked are the sweat glands causing dryness. Symptoms, diagnosis, management, research, complications and support can be found at this link.
Thyroid Cancer information at Medicine Net
Vitiligo is associated with Multiple Autoimmune Diseases including thyroid disease. The group includes autoimmune thyroid disease, autoimmune diabetes in adults, psoriasis, pernicious anemia, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and Addison's disease.
Endocrine glands in the human head and neck and their hormones
REFERENCES: Medicine Net, Pub med, Better Health Channel, EndocrineWeb, American Thyroid Association,Wikipedia (diagrams and images)