Pregnancy and hyperthyroidism


What is hyperthyroidism?Hyperthyroidism means an overactive thyroid gland. What complications could occur if hyperthyroidism is not controlled during pregnancy?Pregnancy may be affected by hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland). If possible, hyperthyroidism should be treated and brought under control before getting pregnant. If hyperthyroidism is uncontrolled, there is a high risk of complications of pregnancy. For the baby, these include miscarriage, …

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