Dating sites for people with health problems
From there, you may be referred to an endocrinologist if necessary.
You may also want to get screened if you have risk factors such as a family history of thyroid disease or a personal or family history of autoimmune conditions.
Lisa, a social worker who lives in Chicago, went on medication that relieved some of her symptoms, and she got pregnant with her son a few months later.
Thyroid problems can take a toll on well-being, and as Lisa found out, they can be difficult to pinpoint.
How it works: Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), released by the brain's pituitary gland, tells the thyroid to produce and release thyroxine ( of women have some form of hypothyroidism, in which the thyroid gland can't make sufficient thyroid hormones to keep the body humming smoothly.
Women are up to eight times as likely to experience it as men, and those over slow down.