Pregnancy and hypothyroidism


What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism means an underactive thyroid gland, which does not make enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid is a gland in the front of the neck which makes thyroid hormones. Hormones are chemical messengers produced by your glands and carried in the blood. Thyroid hormone controls the body’s metabolism (how your body uses and stores energy). What are the …

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