WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF HYPOTHYROIDISM

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF HYPOTHYROIDISM

There are lots of possible causes for insufficient production of thyroid hormones.

    Autoimmune thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism
    Previous treatment for hyperthyroidism
    Iodine deficiency
    Certain medications
    Under-conversion of T4 to T3
    Pituitary dysfunction
    Resistance to thyroid hormones
 

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